There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

Regular readers among you might remember the perfect word to describe our 2020 emotions: zozobra, «the peculiar form of anxiety that comes from being unable to settle into a single point of view, leaving you with questions like: Is it a lovely autumn day, or an alarming moment of converging historical catastrophes?». We’ve moved on a bit, now to the 2021 state of languishing: «It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield.» Read on

From Weekly Filet #344, in April 2021.

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