While scrolling on social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have noticed the push for productivity, citing that while in quarantine due to the plague, Sir Isaac Newton discovered calculus and William Shakespeare wrote "King Lear."

Although these "reminders" may be intended to motivate, there's a growing backlash against the need to be super productive with all the newfound "free" time. In fact that pressure to be productive is causing anxiety for many.