We have many names for it: "so-so", "not bad", meh, whatever, average or blah.  No matter what you call it, this emotion has become commonplace during the various restrictions and lockdowns of recent years. It describes that feeling somewhere between happy and sad: where you lack motivation and care but can’t really explain why. Psychologist Adam Grant draws on the old word ‘languishing’ to define this emotion. He explains it well by reflecting: It wasn’t burnout — we still had energy. It wasn’t depression — we didn’t feel hopeless. We just felt somewhat joyless and aimless. …  It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield.[Adam Grant - New York Times, 19/04/2021] You may have experienced this emotion recently, for days or even...

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