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How COVID mirrors the torus of change

COVID mirroring Torus of change
The Metaphysics of A Global World in Transition Kelly Nezat and Debra A. Harkins Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” — Pema Chodron Our world is clearly in crisis, a state of imbalance, dis-ease, and uncertainty....

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How to reduce COVID anxiety

woman in red sweater looking anxious
STRESS CAN LEAD TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING (from CDC website): Feelings of fear, anger, sadness, worry, numbness, or frustration Changes in appetite, energy, desires, and interests Difficulty concentrating and making decisions Difficulty sleeping or nightmares Physical reactions, such as headaches, body pains, stomach problems, and skin rashes Worsening of chronic health problems Worsening of mental health conditions Increased use of tobacco, alcohol, and other substances WAYS TO REDUCE COVID ANXIETY (from Association of Anxiety & Depression): Limit your media exposure especially when you...

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