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Stop Calling Yourself Lazy, and Other Strategies for Getting Out of a Slump

A therapist shares three approaches to riding out overwhelming times

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Photo: Oscar Wong/Getty Images

How 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…

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Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

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