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Last week my days involved…

  • Netflix
  • Sitting
  • Bad dreams
  • Anxiety
  • Sadness

Which culminated in a desire to No.thing. 

Except put something on Netflix and peruse social media

Y’all…I’ve been struggling a bit lately

And after talking with fellow entrepreneurs, friends, and clients I can tell you…

I’m not the only one. 

Then, last week, I saw a post online from Professor Aisha Ahmad of the University of Toronto. And I found hope.  

You see Professor Ahmad pointed out that in any sustained crisis that she’s experienced (which are many) there is always a 6 month wall BUT there is also the other side of the wall–and it’s coming.  

We are at that 6 month wall right now in this pandemic (nevermind the rest of the #2020shitshow). 

So, I wanted to check in with you. 

How are you doing? 

Now, more than ever, it’s important to feel connection and, if you’re feeling the same way as I have been, I want you to know 2 things: 

  1. You’re not alone
  2. There is hope. 

I encourage you to check out THIS ARTICLE from Forbes by Contributor Nancy Doyle, an organizational psychologist specializing in neurodiversity.  This article was so helpful for me and reminded me that right now we need to…

Play to our strengths 

And 

Rehumanize the virtual space (don’t worry she gives some examples…and they’re good) 

I hope you’re hanging in there.

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