that realization might have happened in a grocery store aisle with empty shelves, or in a sudden realization that a loved one is out of the country,or when picking up a message telling you not to come to work. As time passes with no relief, anxiety builds and our fears increase. But there is some relief you can give yourself even as the crisis continues and there are simple ways to support others.
#1 Everyone’s response to a traumatic event is unique
A pandemic creates a context for trauma that will elicit different reactions. That means some people you don’t expect to be seriously affected may, in fact, struggle with coming to terms with facts, procedures, and implications. That may even be you. READ MORE