Work the lazy way | Curio

Work the lazy way

18 mins | Jun 10, 2022

Should we be taking the advice given to tired nineteenth-century workers? Lily Houston Smith explores the fascinating work of Annie Payson Call, a nerve training specialist who helped overtaxed individuals at the start of the 20th century. She was a celebrity in her time, and her work would go on to influence therapies and practitioners for decades, but in an era where burnout is one of our most used buzzwords, her name has vanished from history books.

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From Lapham's Quarterly

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