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It doesn't mean to say to keep soothing yourself until you aren't able to do work anymore, but more so where you're able to soothe yourself well-enough to finish a task until you can't anymore.
Like all skills, it takes time to learn how to manage one's workdays anxiety. Just keep in mind to be compassionate towards yourself at all times and things will go well, eventually.
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