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Episode 73: Mel Robbins' Episode Review - 6 Toxic Gratitude Habits

Jul 07, 2023


Did you know that gratitude has a dark side? It’s actually called toxic gratitude, and it’s something that Mel Robbins and I have in common… and I’m guessing you might be in the club too.

On today’s episode, we are going to answer the question… how do you know if you are getting it wrong about gratitude?

The answer is powerful, it involves Fonzie from Happy Days, and I think it’s going to surprise you.  


Together, we will unpack:

  • Mel Robbin's six ways you're getting gratitude wrong.
  • Signs that you may be missing the mark with gratitude.
  • Gratitude's "jumped the shark" moment.
  • How gratitude can transform your identity.
  • Avoiding the trap of using gratitude as an excuse to stay stuck.


If any of what I said today resonates with you, then I invite you to my FREE webinar and masterclass, Navigating Difficult Times, where you will learn how to look at stress from a totally different perspective, to find a new superpower for your health, and gain your energy back so that you can get through the tough times with ease. You can register at

If you are in that place where you are ready to start making some changes in your own life...  if you are eager to raise your hand and be ready to do whatever it takes, I am here to be your coach, your mentor, and your champion who believes in you. Your next step is to TAKE THIS FUN 2-MINUTE QUIZ and find out how much gratitude and grit you have. 


Mentioned Resources: 

Register for the [FREE] Navigating Difficult Times Webinar

Take the Quiz - How Much Gratitude and Grit Do You Have?

The Science of Gratitude and 6 Surprising Ways You’re Getting it Wrong–The Mel Robbins Podcast. (Rating = E)


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Thanks for tuning in to this episode and I'll see you next week! 

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