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Sep 7, 2021

If you're like me, watching events unfold in Afghanistan left you angry, sad, confused, and asking yourself big questions about what contributions you've made over the last 20 years mean now. And the anniversary of 9/11 is coming up and everyone's planning their hot takes. AND COVID is still around and if you're kids are too young for vaccination, you're still stuck at home or losing your mind with worry every time your school sends another notice about potential exposure. Feds, many of us have no safe haven right now. Enter Dr. Amy Grubb. She breaks down the feelings we're experiencing right now and gives them a name - languishing - and tools to help combat the blahs.

Amy mentions Adam Grant in this episode - learn more about him and his work here.