All the meetings, all the time.

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I don’t know about you but I feel like I’m in nothing but meetings…all.day.long. Way more than before the Coronavirus pandemic, when the majority of my colleagues were working at the office and I was working from my home. Something has shifted in our collective mindset – I think a combination of the need to stay connected to each other …

Disaster Psychology Helps to Explain Our Response During Crisis

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Hello good morning. Welcome to your daily Hope Booster! Today I’d like to speak about a new science that I was introduced to today called Disaster Psychology.  I received an email from a girlfriend this morning, which was a forward of a newsletter that she received from an author that she and I are both familiar with. The author is …

Has the shock worn off?

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Yesterday was a weird day. Even weirder than normal, given the state of the global crisis right now. My sister mentioned a similar feeling over the weekend – almost like the shock is wearing off and our bodies have started to drop that natural defense we put up to protect ourselves in times of high stress and crisis. It’s shock …

Five Ways to Stay Hopeful in the Face of a Pandemic

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Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak as an actual Pandemic and while they’re stressing that this label isn’t cause for alarm, that we’re all supposed to keep doing what we’re doing to slow down the spread of the virus, of course…many of us are panicking. Whether the panic comes from fear of the unknown, from stories …