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The times they are a changin’ ... fast. These tips will help you ...


The times they are a changin’ ... fast. These tips will help you cope

The pandemic does not mean you can’t live a happy and fulfilled life

Leonard Carr

The world as we know it is in the process of undergoing sudden and radical change. The general health crisis that is being brought about by the rapid spread of coronavirus could easily become a mental health crisis. It seems incumbent on every person who has the insight and ability to protect their own emotional wellbeing and to support the people within their sphere of influence to do the same.

Change is the only certainty

Life never stays the same; it only seems that way either when changes happen very far apart or when they happen slowly over time. What is happening in the current crisis is causing sudden drastic changes to people’s ways of life, livelihoods and sense of safety and security. Many things are still going to change. Some changes will be temporary and, alas, others permanent. This is how life is; it’s part of the natural order, and you have to learn to embrace that reality to live fully and in the present and not let fear hijack your joy...

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