Fear and anxiety are normal reactions to this crisis. In this video, learn about the historical context of this crisis.
- My name is Michael Shermer. … I'm the publisher of Skeptic Magazine, … and I'm a professor at Chapman University. … Yes, I think the angle on the coronavirus pandemic is … fear and anxiety about it is as much a threat … as the virus itself, at least, … for the moment here in America. … Shelves are being emptied, first of toilet paper … and essentials, now, food items, it's crazy. … Stock markets, you know, seemingly collapsing. … It feels like it's the worst thing … that's ever happened to humanity. … So to put a little historical context, … since I do the history of science and history in general, … this is not the first rodeo for our species … to go through something like this. … We have been through many pandemics, … international wars, conflicts of all kinds, … and we've come out of it fine. … If you're like most people, I know I have … some of these feelings of fear and anxiety, … how should we think about the coronavirus pandemic … in the context of human psychology? … Well, first of all, …
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- Adopting an approach to manage uncertainty
- Identifying resistance to change
- Developing tools for self-care
- Distinguishing fact from fiction
- Building decision-making skills
- Identifying how stress is handled
- Developing methods for communication
- Finding a new rhythm
- Evaluating personal finances
- Gaining new perspectives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lessons in Enlightened Leadershipwith genConnectU56m 50s Intermediate
1. Embracing the Change Around You
2. Understanding What Is Going On
The historical context1m 58s
3. Managing Stress
4. Evaluating the Financial Impact
5. Adjusting Your Approach
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