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A THERAPIST SHARES THREE APPROACHES TO RIDING OUT OVERWHELMING TIMES Photo: Oscar Wong/Getty Images. ow can I make myself productive again? It’s a question that has come up again and again in my sessions with therapy clients, especially in the first few weeks of the new year: Amid all the crises of 2020 and a brand-new 2021, many of us are grasping for a way to stop feeling paralyzed and unfocused — to get back some amount of motivation as a way of holding on to a semblance of normalcy. But what does that mean, anyway? When humans are anxious, we are quick to latch on to a definition of productivity that says humans should operate like successful businesses, always growing and producing. A... Full story

15 January

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