How to cope with the pressure to do more

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Systemic issues, hustle culture, financial necessity and personal ambition can make it difficult to set boundaries and say no to overwork in the arts. We ask experts to share thoughts on how vulnerability and self-compassion can help.

For many people in the arts, working life is saying ‘But after this week things will slow down a bit again,’ over and over, week after week, project after project, for the rest of our lives. 

Madeleine Dore

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