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FOR PEACE OF MIND, PUT CORONA IN PERSPECTIVE.

“Remember, FEAR narrows the eyes of the mind!”

The well respected, relationships expert, and bestselling author, Doctor Harriet  Lerner, a staff psychologist of the Menninger clinic in the U.S. had this to say recently, 

“The current Coronavirus crisis is not the only stressor most of us are dealing with, If your dog just died, you lack economic resources or necessary social services or your partner is leaving you — Well, the current world crisis will obviously hit you harder than if everything in your life was otherwise moving along swimmingly.” 

It is normal, she says, to feel overwhelmed but what we should avoid, is labeling ourselves as “weak” or comparing ourselves to others. Everyone, at every given moment,  is confronting challenges we may not even vaguely recognize, let alone understand.

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  1. I totally know what she is saying and I remind myself constantly. When I get stressed and when things do not go well I stop and say to myself Look this shall pass and you’ll be all right but there are people in the world who are so much worse off than you and they will not be all right so forget it don’t stress it and move on to the next things

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