Writer Steven Johnson is the author of “What Day Is It?” an email series from The Washington Post. We’re enjoying the daily notes. Johnson sets the stage,
I wanted to figure out why — what factors shape our relationship with time, and whether we have any control over them. I spoke with clinical psychologists and researchers about the different ways the pandemic has warped our sense of time. And I tested their suggestions to see if I could reclaim mine.
The goal isn’t productivity, they say. It’s resilience.
In this seven-day series, you’ll learn practices to place yourself in time, try new things and stay connected with the world around you. Some grounded me right away. Others took time, rebuilding expectations and hopes into my days and weeks.
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