Fourteen months after COVID-19 first thrust the world into lockdown, many of us feel like a plant drooping in a pot: devoid of water, wilting, withered and weak. Our motivation has dulled and a constant state of blah-ness has taken over.

“It’s the middle ground between being mentally healthy and mentally ill. It’s not depression, but it’s the absence and insufficiency of feeling good and functioning well.”

If a friend were to ask you how you’re doing right now and your go-to response would be “I’m meh,” or the classic “I’m fine,” followed by an unenthused shrug of the shoulders, you may be experiencing the “dominant feeling of 2021,” according to American organizational psychologist Adam Grant.  Read the rest of this article at The Observer…

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