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7 Methods for Recovering From Internalized Capitalism

Your self-worth is not connected to your productivity

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If you’re taking a break from working right now, how are you feeling?

Do you feel vaguely unproductive? A little guilty for resting? Is your brain saying: If you get back to work and produce you’ll feel fulfilled?

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Anna Gragert

Anna Gragert

Anna Gragert is a writer, editor, and content strategist who has worked with publications such as Teen Vogue, Bust, LAist, Catapult, and more.