Theodore Melfi, director of Hidden Figures, got behind the camera for a FedEx advertisement and it’s a wonderfully accurate–only slightly exaggerated–depiction of how people compulsively engage in compulsions as an attempt to escape stress at work. No amount of salt lamps, acupuncture, inspirational posters, incense, inversion therapy, rock gardens or levitation lessons can help you with your mental health challenges at work if you don’t actually solve the cause of the stress. I can’t vouch for whether it’s your international courier service at the root of your problems, but you’ll get the idea. Check out the ad, “Stress Management”, below:


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