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    The New York Times CompanySARAH LYALL4/3/218 min
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    The New York Times Company
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    • sjwoo4 weeks ago

      Glad to see I'm not alone!

    • bartadamley
      1 month ago

      The reassuring part about this past year... is that collectively we have all gone through it together.

      Now, what to make of the in-between time?

      • Pegeen
        4 weeks ago

        Loved this article! Thanks so much for posting! There is comfort in knowing we are not alone. Makes me feel so much more connected globally. Pulls my best compassionate self forward.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        4 weeks ago

        Kinda refreshing to remember that we’re all in this together. Thank you so much for posting this!

    • Pegeen
      4 weeks ago

      Beyond a 10 - so glad it’s AOTD! How I have somewhat managed this pandemic is keeping my perspective - my gratitude practice. I am retired with adult children who are healthy and managing well. I have a Reiki community where we are committed daily to reaching out to those who are really struggling with their crisis - be it serious health issues, financial issues, loneliness, depression. Helping others really kept me focused on how much worse this was for them - and that I could offer support. And even with all of this perspective, I can SO relate to what this author is saying. When I felt untethered, I asked my community for help. Dear god, this is not something one can manage alone. Going forward, I feel community will be the new black.

      1. Update (4/13/2021):

        Ha, I just realized this was not AOTD! Okay, I predict it will be tomorrow’s!

    • Florian4 weeks ago

      Very relatable

      It’s like a whole new math. I have more time and fewer obligations, yet I’m getting so much less done.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      4 weeks ago

      I’m like, ‘I spent the whole day, and I really didn’t do anything.’ Not that I did anything fun, either. It’s like, ‘Wow, I don’t even know what I did.

      This is so me. Sigh.