Sweden’s Strategy: No Lockdown

◼︎PANDEMIC Sweden's approach to handling the Coronavirus crisis is almost 180° opposite of virtually the entire rest of the world. There are some similarities to world practices. Social distancing is recommended (but not mandated) and homes for the elderly don't allow visitors. There's also greater distancing in restaurants, but otherwise life in Sweden is pretty … Continue reading Sweden’s Strategy: No Lockdown

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 3

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL This is my third post in a series titled Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration where I've assembled some of the music people worldwide are creating and uploading while in isolation and quarantine. Among the most remarkable examples is a stunning father & daughter duo from Utah, Mat and Savanna Shaw. Savanna is … Continue reading Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 3

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 2

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL On Monday I posted how people are producing music online to help lift their spirits and those around them. As difficult and scary as this crisis is, there's beauty too. In so many ways, people are rising to their best selves.  Music is one way. It gives me hope, both here … Continue reading Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 2

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL YouTube is filled with incredible music inspired by the crisis we're all enduring together, most of it created in lockdown and quarantine. A lot of the music is funny -- audio memes -- and some of it is poignant. All of it is uplifting! “Music was my refuge. I could crawl … Continue reading Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration

No Patience Left: A Rant

◼︎GUEST AUTHOR: ◻︎PATRICK CUSICK Introduction Today I welcome guest author Patrick Cusick. Patrick has worked in public heath for 22 years with the City of Cleveland. I should probably point out that our opinions expressed here are personal and not those of the City. Patrick's career has been preparing for this and similar crises, and … Continue reading No Patience Left: A Rant

“See the light in each other. Be the light for each other.”

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL The title of this post is a quote that says it all: "See the light in each other. Be the light for each other." It's not known who said it. But if ever there was a time when we've needed to have each others' back, this is it. “Sometimes all a … Continue reading “See the light in each other. Be the light for each other.”