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Spreading Kindness faster than Coronavirus

The longer the lockdowns last, the more people question it and make “exceptions” and yell at each other for violating it.

Odds are

  • you will be exposed to the Coronavirus this year
  • it won’t kill you, no matter your age
  • it will kill people you know, probably several

Yes, it sucks

And it’s about to suck a lot harder real soon. By all informed accounts this whole situation is going to get much worse before it gets any better.

What then do you choose?

Because ignorance can be fatal.
Because being informed is no guarantee.
Because we know that panic compromises our immune systems.

Gratitude for the life you have is actually one of the healthiest choices for your own safety.

And kindness to others is the most useful decision you can make for everyone else’s well-being.

Respecting the lockdown is absolutely a kindness to yourself and to others. So is full quarantine, if needed.

We’re all in this together. Let’s act like it, shall we?

Please list some actions in the comments that you commit to taking today to strengthen gratitude, extend kindness, or offer connection in the face of this time of adversity. The more specific, the better.

  • enjoy 2-minutes of focused appreciation for waking up upon waking up
    (I started doing this daily while in quarantine)
  • find one person I can give a gift to every day
    (today that’s my friend Myra, who I gave a year-long subscription to Masterclass to keep her from going nuts while she’s all alone on lockdown)

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