The Positive Side of Recent Weeks

There have been a lot of positive aspects. For one, I know I feel more appreciative of the chance to meet with people in person–from a six foot distance–and connect regarding the recent turn of events.
I find myself doing lots of high fives with my thirteen year old and hugs for my nine year old. I want them to have comfort in this strange time and perhaps I also need that closeness.
My family is the epicenter of my world. I am so grateful because I am able to be home with them and I can do my best to keep them safe.

Pointless Overthinking

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Hi all! It has been a while since we met here and so much has happened in between! I want to talk about the situation lately but from a more positive perspective. I am not trying to downplay the tragedy that is happening but just to focus on the brighter side. Disclaimer: What I will say here may not apply to everyone, and I would like to hear your own experiences.

There are two things I was very happy about in general.

First is how quickly we were able to transform our lives, which gave me the impression that if need be, we are capable of making great changes. We are not as stubborn as I would have thought in keeping our routine. We were able to switch to online platforms in many jobs. Universities, companies etc. We obviously do not have the perfect way of doing things online yet…

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