1.Talk to them about their hopes,
dreams and passions.
2. Take a walk together, preferably somewhere in nature.
3. Ask if you can help with something practical. ie: a meal, dishes, lawns, childminding for a few hours.
4. Honestly let them know they’re valued and why.
5. Negotiate to check-in with calls or visits or support them to seek help.
Getting lost, being in the uncertainty, the unknown seems to be vital for our growth. We learn to sit with discomfort and the unavoidable pain associated with this. It teaches us to listen, to look for signs, to communicate with others, to take risks, to ask for help and guidance
Covid-19, as I see it, is an opportunity. It is giving some of us time to slow down and not only see the world we are creating with clearer eyes(I want to write clearer skies) but to come home to ourselves. To clear out our closets, metaphorically and find the hidden skeletons and to hold them and dance them into the light of day.
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