3 Things We Do Not Need During a Pandemic and Their Antidotes – PsychCentral – 2020-03-19

Being a part of a pandemic is no picnic. Seriously.

I say this as a confirmed, card-carrying, lifelong introvert who has worked from home for over a decade, accompanied only by my (super noisy) feathers and (super silent) shells for company.

It is quite different when you stay home by choice versus when you stay home by command.

Of course I don’t want to make anyone else sick. I don’t want to get sick, either.

But I also don’t want to lose my mental and emotional health in service to my physical health.

I mention this because it is up to me to remember that I wake up every morning still in charge of four unique and highly complex integrated systems – my body, my brain/mind, my limbic brain/emotions, and my spirit.

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