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It is more important than ever for us to be kind to ourselves and spend even a few minutes allowing ourselves to accept the sadness, fear, and anxiety of the moment instead of numbing or trying to distract ourselves.
Despite all the sad goodbyes, I rest knowing that after the pandemic subsides, we will once again be zero miles apart to learn and to connect, to share and to inspire, without any health repercussions.
I encourage my fellow students and those intending to improve their well-being to start practicing mindfulness in order to have more groundedness and experience both wonderful and painful times without getting caught up in their own minds.