When Positive Thinking Becomes Toxic

The detonating Silence of Falk Richter

“See the bright side of things” not enough to get better. This advice, stemming from positive thinking, even has the opposite effect on your mental health. Here’s why. Positive thinking is a concept that encourages having a consistently positive attitude to be happy and successful, even in difficult times. Most of the time, this mindset … Read more

Florent Peyre, hypochondriac: “I played a lot of times thinking to myself: ‘I’m having a stroke'”

Florent Peyre hypochondriac I played a lot of times thinking

Florent Peyre, hypochondriac: “I was able to tell myself: ‘I’m dying’” (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images) This Friday, October 7, 2022, the competition continues for Florent Peyre in “Dancing with the Stars”. The comedian, a former top athlete, gives his all in competition, despite a problem he has been fighting for years: he suffers from … Read more

“Manifest dating”: what if positive thinking allowed you to find love?

Visualization, Law of Attraction, Positive Thinking: Call it what you want, but it seems flirting with your crush is possible. How ? Thanks to a technique that seems to have many followers: “Manifest Dating”. D‘after one study by the Badoo dating app in August 2022, in partnership with the Focaldata polling institute, the French registered … Read more

Why and how to adopt positive thinking? ?

Why and how to adopt positive thinking

Did you know that it was possible to attract the positive and manifest certain events? If you too want to detach yourself from your negative thoughts to access happiness, we invite you to read this article. Why think positively? ? It is well known, thinking positively strongly influences life and can cause events. Indeed, your … Read more

Positive thinking has lead in the wing

“Positive thinking works, believe me! This is how an enthusiastic lady calls out to me at a fair dedicated to well-being and personal development. She continues: “The proof: one of my friends was in a catastrophic financial situation. She diligently practiced positive thinking and a miracle happened. A distant old aunt bequeathed her house to … Read more

Positive Thinking: “Denying negative emotions is ineffective”

INTERVIEW – Interview with Yves-Alexandre Thalmann, clinical psychologist, psychology professor and trainer. He has just published “Positive thinking 2.0, the law of attraction finally explained” (Éd. Source Vive). LE FIGARO. – Why did you find it necessary to conceptualize a new “positive thought”? Yves-Alexandre THALMANN. – I have long witnessed the irreconcilable confrontation of two … Read more

Positive thinking: is it really effective?

Positive thinking is it really effective

Published on 01/25/2022 at 3:42 p.m. in collaboration with Dr. Saverio Tomasella (doctor in psychology and psychoanalyst) Repeating to yourself that everything will be okay, that we are happy, comfortable in our own skin, is it really enough to achieve fulfillment? The psychoanalyst Saverio Tomasella, author of the book Dare your singularity (Eyrolles editions), invites … Read more