If you're feeling burnt out (which, FYI, the World Health Organization has officially defined as a workplace problem) or stressed about life in general, never underestimate the power of a great sad song. Sure, it may feel counterintuitive, but some of the best slow, emotional tracks allow us to acknowledge our feelings—a painful but necessary step in the right direction. Here's 51 of them to listen to as you stare plaintively out of a bus/car/train window.
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