#49 The Myths Around Productivity

October 06, 2021 Valerie Friedlander Season 1 Episode 49
#49 The Myths Around Productivity
Show Notes

The myths around productivity are hurting both your productivity AND your mental health. Mythologies always have a purpose for being created, usually to explain something or to illustrate a cultural ideal. These myths of productivity were generated to turn abusive labor practices into an internalized cultural ideal that we then perpetuate upon ourselves. This narrative leads us to abuse ourselves to live up do this mythology’s “good person” and the belief that if we are good enough we will eventually achieve some future dream life. 

In this episode of Unlimited, I call out the lies that have become our myths around productivity and invite you into a new narrative of holistic wellness and sustainable living.

Some of what I talk about in this episode includes:

  • The definition of productivity and its impact
  • Stories you tell yourself that keep you stuck
  • Motivation and the story of lazy
  • Re-thinking time management
  • Creating a process that supports you

Thank you for listening and be sure to tune in next week for more tips on motivation and time management!

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