Sappy Clichés Don't Work, or Do They?
"We're all more capable than we think we are."
"The sun will come out tomorrow."
"When life hands you lemons, make lemonade."
"Put on a happy face."
Nothing is more annoying than a handful of trite clichés when you are battling adversity and would really prefer a little sympathy. But these Pollyanna-like clichés point out that it is far more healthy to develop the ability to bounce back from adversity than it is to remain mired in misfortune.
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