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The Wake-Up Call Show: When Positivity becomes an Addiction

Dear Sunshine,

Are you addicted to optimism?

Do you have no patience for pessimism?

When something challenging, dark or disappointing shows up on your doorstep, do you hide, numb out or freeze up?

You may just have an addiction to positivity. This is a sneaky trick of a very sly Inner Mean Girl archetype: The Overly Optimistic Partying Cheerleader.

And, yes, you guessed it I have one too! I made a short video for you from my front porch swing about this tricky Inner Mean Girl.

In the video I share about my own Overly Optimistic Partying Cheerleader and the cost of having her on the scene. I love being optimistic, but I hate being cheered right of a CLIFF!

Maybe you don’t have this particular Inner Mean Girl, maybe instead you have an Achievement Junkie or Worrywart or Comparison Queen.

Want to know for sure? Check out the free Inner Mean Girl quiz and discover what type of inner critic you have based on the 13 Inner Mean Girl Archetypes.

I’m sending you buckets of sunshine and the capacity to BE WITH the darkness too.

With love,

P.S. If you’re in the SF Bay Area or Los Angeles Area, I’d love to invite you to the upcoming Reform Your Inner Mean Girl Book Launch Parties & Jumpstart Workshops. I can’t wait to give you a hug!

 Leave a comment below about your Overly Optimistic Partying Cheerleader!



  1. Julia Weir says:

    As always, you’re in tune with what’s going on in my life. I just had a talk with my Cheerleader earlier this evening to inform her that I’m abandoning my current plan to achieving something that I’ve worked for over the last year. It was a good idea, definitely worth a shot. It’s no one’s fault or me not trying hard enough. The circumstances are what they are. I did my best. It’s time to back off, take a break, and reassess the situation. I’m at peace with it, but my Cheerleader’s pom poms are sagging.

  2. Sue Blair says:

    For some reason my comment would not go through!
    So trying again.
    Yesterday had my last Radiation treatment. I had 16. I was feeling good that this was my last treatment and can move forward with my own life again. I was ok until nurse said” i hope i don’t see you again here”. I know she was being kind and thought she said the right thing. I began to worry, no i don’t want cancer to come back! THE weight was to much for my shoulders so i gave it over to THE universe, my havenly father, then i am ok again, otherwise i might make myself ill. When ever i give over my worries i have always had à positive outcome. I am being taken care of by my creater. That feels good. Thank you Amy for your encouagement.

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