All or nothing language can be toxic.
It's found in cancer patients and people with a massive amount of limitation.
"All the good jobs are taken. All the great ones are married.
Everyone is on my case. This thing is completely ruined."
This type of languaging is a classic example of how people delete information from their cognitive map of the world.
With the use of universal quantifiers, the limitations are massive and detrimental.
"We've tried everything."
This type of black and white thinking eliminates the vast grey zone of options between the extremes.