Coronavirus lockdown life: reframing the now, finding meaning in today

Maybe there is meaning to be found in our daily actions. Photo by CDC on Unsplash

Here we are, almost two months into lockdown. The shock of the new has worn off, and instead we are left dealing with the day-in-day-out reality of being at home. I thought I would share three ideas that might help in finding some meaning, acceptance, or even gratitude in the ‘new normal’.

A note: obviously for some this is a time of terrible loss and uncertainty, not of meaning or gratitude; the ideas below are in no way meant to diminish the difficulties people are facing. Whether things are OK or not, it is likely that each day is a series of repetitions and limits. You may find one of the ideas below helpful.

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Coronavirus: dealing with anxiety

Photo by Alexandre Chambon on Unsplash

The world has become a strange and unsettling place. A global pandemic has changed how all of us live and work, in the space of only a few weeks – in some cases days.

Facing something that feels bigger than you are can be overwhelming. It is worth remembering that the only part we can deal with is the part we are in.

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