How to Know When You’re Better Off Stepping Away

Attempting to power through isn’t always the answer to feeling stuck

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I, like most people I know, get stuck all the time — stuck on thoughts, feelings, physical challenges, creative projects. And when I get stuck on something, The first thing I do is attempt to work through it: I try to unpack the thought, unwind the feeling, bust the…