Negotiating With Myselves

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After waking up feeling anxious and exhausted every morning for a week straight, I knew there was something seriously off. Yes, the feeling was familiar — it was what characterized my burnout years ago and got so heavy that I sought help — but I had thought I’d said goodbye to that particularly tiring variety of mental activity. I had…