SHONDA RHIMES, THE WRITER of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder and others, decided to spend a year saying “yes” to everything. It was a decision she said changed her life, and ultimately saved her career. That’s because before that year, Rhimes had burnt out, and lost the “hum” she used to get from working. Her year of saying “yes” ultimately led her to saying “yes” to something she never before had considered.

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