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Toxic Positivity and Mental Health | When Does Optimism Become Toxic?

Toxic Positivity

Toxic Positivity: Overview It’s a common misperception that keeping a cheerful demeanor in any scenario is appropriate and will solve difficulties. Toxic positivity makes a person think that feeling bad is unacceptable, leading to camouflaging negative sentiments, such as despair and dissatisfaction.  While optimism is a healthy attribute, being overly optimistic in the face of

Tourette Syndrome | How to Navigate Tourette and other Tic Disorders

Tourette Syndrome

Overview of Tourette Syndrome Tourette’s syndrome typically develops in childhood, and a person with Tourette’s disease exhibits uncontrollable verbal and motor motions. Tourette’s syndrome is frequently associated with underlying neuropsychiatric illnesses in children, such as Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) Anxiety disorders Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) Boys are three times more likely

What Is Clonidine Used For? Know About Its Uses, Side Effects, and Dosage


What is Clonidine (Catapres) Used For? Hypertension is a prevalent illness that, if not treated promptly, can have disastrous effects on the brain, kidneys, blood vessels, and heart, among other organs. These remarkable effects can cause irreversible responses, for example, coronary episodes, cardiovascular breakdown, loss of vision, kidney failure, etc.  Clonidine (Catapres) is a well-known