We need to grieve as a country and as a world. We have lost so many vibrant people, old and young, to this pandemic, often dying alone without loved ones at their side. Telling their stories, and listening without judgment is deeply important. This trauma and grief will live with us as a people for a long time. As a nation and as a world we need to grieve together. Frontline healthcare workers who have survived are deeply traumatized. Much work is needed to help them work through this trauma of holding hands with the dying while their loved ones are not permitted to be with them. Maybe they can be virtually present on a phone or tablet. It is left to the nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, palliative care team, to be with so many who are dying alone. They in turn need and will need tremendous ongoing support.
Trust makes the world go around. Unfortunately, trust has been eroded. We must rebuild trust. This is critical because we need to work together. The problems with the Covid-19 pandemic, Climate Crisis, and nasty politics […]
We’ve all been repeatedly shaken up like being in a top-loader washing machine, churning and churning. This deep trauma lasted nearly 18 months. And now we are expected to come out of it and be […]
Positive mental strength is required for resilience. Resilience during this ravaging pandemic is essential. Many of us are doing more exercise, safely walking and indoor strengthening and flexibility yoga and exercise. What about strengthening and […]