Being a Melbournian in the pandemic

Thirty cases in Sydney doesn’t worry you, because you know they can handle it without a lockdown. They’ve got one of the best public health teams and can get on top of outbreaks with minimal impacts to the population. One case that was infectious in Melbourne though? That feeling of dread comes back. Now you’reContinue reading “Being a Melbournian in the pandemic”

Reflections on quarantine – gratitude

I’ve spoken before about my mixed feelings about gratitude- it can be used as both a useful tool to increase optimism and it can be used to blame people for their distress. You can’t positive thought your way out of serious problems. No job, no financial support, housing stress, feeling depressed? The last thing youContinue reading “Reflections on quarantine – gratitude”

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