Thursday, March 19, 2020

Two can be as bad as one. It’s the loneliest number since the number one.

     From the song by Three Dog Night



Social Distancing.......

If anyone knows me, you know that I live with someone in the health-care field.  She has first-hand knowledge of the impact of our current state on both ends of the spectrum:  physically healthy school-aged children and the elderly who are suffering from illnesses other than the corona virus.

Social distancing.

A way to slow the spread of the virus.  
For some (uninfected) the cure might be worse than the disease.

Side effects:  
increased loneliness
extreme withdrawal

While the antidote is uncertain, I’d like to suggest the 5 c’s? *

1. Contact
2. Connection
3. Concern
5. Care

BTW:  It’s progressive.  Start with 1 and move to 5

If you’re in danger:                       CALL 911

If you’re sad and sinking:            CONTACT ME

If you’re reading this blog:          Consider this my invitation 
                                                     to YOU to connect.



The memes and what-not are great but they leave us psychologically and spiritually distant.

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