a term coined by author jeff brown, pps (perpetual positivity syndrome) is one of the most common obstructions to awakening on the healing path. defined as ‘the addictive need to default to positivity under any and all circ-mstances’, it prevents a maturation in the deep within because sufferers refuse to be present for all that is. symptoms include a constant need to find the light in every situation, a tendency to forget or ‘rise above’ the negative aspects of their partners, an inability to fully support and hold the sp-ce for other’s suffering, and a turning away from the growth work demanded by life’s challenges. instead of forging a grounded, discerning positivity in the heart of all that is, they jump to the light, while averting the shadows that inform it. they reactively bliss-trip, when lessons are waiting in the wings to be learned. those who suffer with pps are often of the illusory view that they had perfect childhoods or that they have moved beyond the shadow, but they are sadly mistaken. if anything, their obsessive clinging to the ‘positive’ is rooted in their unresolved emotional material: pain and anger that will only come back to haunt them. at the end of the day (when the darkness settles in…), there can be no light without shadow. and no subst-tute for hard-earned transformation.
i eventually owned that i had perpetual positivity syndrome, and i finally began to heal and grow.
- your contribution has been noted
a sarcastic phrase used after someone gives you their unwanted opinion or advice. debbie: “i think you should try being a bit more social with your workmates” emily: “your contribution has been noted” karla: “i like your dress, but that’s not really your colour” emily: “your contribution has been noted”
- peeling the lime
when someone is doing something unnecessary she is so peeling the lime.
- beauty blendering
a person who is blending in their makeup with a beauty blender, but is not competent to do it right so they just -ssue they are doing it right. they absolutely have no idea what they are doing to their face boy: d-mn do you see her face, that foundation looks wack as f-ck boy2: […]
to hit someone over the head with something heavy i canoggined my friend by mistake
- kidnap our plans
to “kidnap our plans” (verb) when you invite a group to come together for a special occasion or an event you planned, and then one or more of the people you invited shows up and tries to convince everyone to ditch the current plan in favor of what they really wanted to do instead. example […]