Coronavirus: dealing with change

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When I look at this outbreak – including my own responses to it – I see huge changes, and the struggle to accept those changes. So much reminds me of the work I have done in the past with grief. The enormity of what we face seems incomprehensible; I wake each morning hoping it has all been some terrible dream, and life will return to normal.

One of the challenges in dealing with this all is how quickly everything has changed. How is it possible to accept what was unimaginable a few months ago?

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Coronavirus: dealing with anxiety

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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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