The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with …
Here’s how to pull yourself out of despair and live your life. It was the end of the world as we knew it, and I felt fine. That’s almost exactly what I told my psychiatrist at my March 16 appointment.
By the fifth week of lockdown, I had mastered the art of silliness. My flatmates and I had drawn smiley faces on fruit, stuck googly eyes on vegetables and dressed up as our favourite pop stars.
Metta bhavana means “compassionate love” or “loving-kindness.” It’s a meditation practice that consists of wishing others and ourselves happiness and well-being.
A Message Of Hope From David Hockney For Lockdown 2: ‘Remember, They Can’t Cancel The Autumn Either’
Last March, as the coronavirus surged and we entered our first complete lockdown, David Hockney sent us all a joyous picture of spring, together with a message of hope that had worldwide resonance. He sent these from lockdown in Normandy, where he is still living and working intensively.
Our Elders, L’nu Elders and cultural leaders, have been encouraging us to slow down. Right now, we’re going through a period of uncertainty and change. We asked a few East Coast creators to reflect on their own transformations, in the past or present.