Sure, we get hit by a virus from time to time. But how long to we want to neglect taking the equivalent of Vitamin C for the much more frequent aggressors to our mental health, such as worries on the job, stress, marital problems, financial woes, etc.? The dangerous prejudice that therapy is “only for crazy” people impedes prevention and proactive thinking towards maintaining strong mental health.
Increasing productivity through automation is often mistaken for a skill. Effectively, it is best implemented and executed as a mindset that improves many of the repetitive and frustrating aspects of our lives.
Developing and nurturing both personal and professional relationships to the point where the inability to do something unassisted is not seen as a form of failure is key to collaboratively reaching goals. In short: asking for help might just be one of the most underrated skills to have.