We're saying there will be a new normal. The new normal seems to be like the old normal except with a generous amount of fear and anxiety....
I have never laughed till I cry, but I have cried till I laugh, it's called 'my entire life till now'.
II have always believed that it's when you're at rock bottom is when you look up and see the way out clearer than you ever have before. Consider this the world's rock bottom.
This lockdown has taught me a lot, my life has in a way been a preparation for quarantine.
So, now you have to deal with me, like it or not. 2020 has been rough, so I am not going to say belated Happy New Year, the world is becoming a sordid place.
Maybe one day, if I feel differently I will write differently.
It doesn't help that mental health involves a costly path to recovery. That's why when I tell people get help I feel a bit like a privileged potato or like I should slide in a disclaimer somehow.
My merciless childhood, had only one redeeming factor, my love for playing. I remember playing cricket with a tennis racket, playing table tennis on our dining table and the number of shuttlecocks we lost to the palm trees in front of our house which were shorter then (you might still find them stuck up there).
I think what October has taught me so far which I will remember forever, is that I am more resilient than I think I am.
Now I am strong enough to carry the weight of priorities beyond me, I am thinking about others.