A good friend of mine posted something on Facebook recently about why we are not being super productive during this pandemic. The basic conclusion was that like everyone is feeling a lot of anxiety and during times of anxiety you spend a lot more energy just trying to be yourself and you actually regress to a premature emotional state because that takes less energy and you just kind of sit there and try to survive.
I thought about it and I was like yeah.... So that's like Tuesday.
Seriously though in like a kind of weird way this whole disaster has reduced a lot of people to like my general way of being. There's only so much anxiety that I can feel there's only so many nine out of tens that I can deal with. When I get them twice a week I don't really know what to tell you now that the world is in jeopardy. I can't feel that much worse.
So next time you have a panic attack about this pandemic... Don't minimize it or anything. Just realized I've spent two out of the last seven days for seven out of the last 10 years feeling exactly like that.