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Feeling Unproductive? It Might Be a Relationship Problem

A therapist explains how we waste energy worrying about people’s reactions

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When people feel like they’ve stalled on their goals, they tend to blame it on a couple of things. A lack of willpower. The need for habit formation. Unrealistic societal expectations that lead to burnout.

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Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the book Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.