Live In Fear
This is not a time to let the dark clouds take over. It’s okay to be afraid. But it’s also okay to have courage. To decide you’re going to win. And then win.
Fear doesn’t get you far. It gets you tired. From either constantly running or from staying in one place. Fear can actually be dangerous. Because if it’s at the forefront of your mind and you decide to step out of the zone of fear you may get hurt. When your mind is consumed with worry that’s not good. Simple nonchalant actions you would normally do can easily be more risky when done with too much concern. You don’t need to put yourself in that position.
COVID-19 is strong, stealthy, and on the attack. But it can be beat. “How?” There are ideas out there, but the final winning formula is still uncertain. Much is still to be determined, especially when it comes to getting to really know the enemy. I’m not recommending anyone to self-inflict a one-on-one fight with it, especially with the wrong equipment or information. Nor am I recommending to act like it’s nothing. It certainly is something, more than something, and putting up a battle, a big one, one that can lead to a war. One that can make calm people go crazy. One that can infiltrate the mind and make you do things you wouldn’t normally do. Be smart here. You can fight with intelligence and ideas that make sense. You can be strong, stealthy, and on the attack, or defense, when it comes to maneuvering around this virus.
But proceed with a clear mind. Have focus. And understand that if you don’t have the virus, if you don’t have symptoms, don’t let it control you with fear. If it’s not beating you up physically don’t let it beat you up mentally. Because if you do you’re likely more prone to having it catch you physically and then you can be in trouble. But if you do have it, if it caught you, you’re showing symptoms, still, don’t let it control you with fear. Be smart. Don’t let it beat up your mind, your thoughts. Your brain is powerful, more powerful than you know. Your mind can figure things out. You can figure out a winning formula. It’s not over until it’s over.