Shaping The New Normal

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It’s been almost five months since this global pandemic planted itself in our lives and forced us to face our problems, personally and globally.  While I’m still coming to grips with the situation and trying to get by, concerns about the future, survival among other things rear itself from time to time.  Hard not to think about them, given the overreaching and expansive disruption brought about by this pandemic situation.

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On a positive, lighter note, if there is any good I’m getting from the current situation, It’s that I’ve managed to streamline, downsize and trim down just about everything I can, from priorities, possessions to relationships and goals.  1-2 suitcase challenge?  Check!  Grow my own food?  Getting there!  Hard not to, having so much time on my hands now, spent mostly indoors or in isolation.

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And yet, while all these thinking, planning and action-taking seem to give a sense of control or grasp of the situation, at least in my sphere of influence, no one really knows what the future holds.  How much of the old systems and structures will remain, once the crisis is over?  How familiar will the emerging landscape be, when we can finally be out and about?  How long before we heal and recover from the ravages of covid-19, if not from the shock of its aftermath?

The least I can do now is to manage myself, stay healthy, be ready as can be and help others as I help myself.

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