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Staying Calm in a Global Crisis

Being present, thinking ahead

Nothing like a global pandemic to put things into perspective, is there?

Tackling this unexpected moment

Partially because of a philosophical appetite for the full range of life’s experiences, and partially due to a knack for dissociation honed in childhood, I am a pretty calm person to have around during a crisis.

What to do during this shut down

Despite the fact that we’re too late for containment due to a sluggish federal response and bewilderingly slow distribution of test kits, I am heartened that leaders throughout California and beyond were willing to shut everything down to flatten the curve. I mean, the NBA??? Never thought I’d see that in my lifetime.

What comes next

And one last thing I want to bring up — safety nets.

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A thinking thot.

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