Relentless – The New Positivity

Relentless – The New Positivity

  • Positivity got you down again? While that sounds like a joke, if you think about it for a moment, it’s likely to ring true. That’s because it’s hard to think positive when you lose your job, your car breaks down, or you burn dinner, and close to impossible to think positive if someone you love dies or you get diagnosed with an incurable disease. How many times have you heard this phrase as if there’s no reason for talking about anything that isn’t perfect in your life because then you’re not “thinking positive.”

    The term “think positive” gets run into the ground like a cure-all. Of course, positive energy is therapeutic and healing, but it’s purpose and function relates to much less than self-help gurus would have you believe. Thinking positively is mere