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Forget ‘Fake it Til You Make It’—Try This Instead

How ‘deep acting’ at work can change your outlook

A young woman glares as her boss scolds her for making a mistake on a business report.
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AAll of us have That Work Thing: the one element of your job that sparks dread on Sunday nights, that elicits a stress headache even when everything else is going great. Maybe your Work Thing is a person: a micromanaging boss, or a co-worker whose dumb jokes make you want to crawl in a hole. Maybe…

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Kate Morgan

Kate Morgan

Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at bykatemorgan.com.

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