Oh, Srinath, I am sorry you are experiencing such anxiety! Unfortunately, such feeling are common during these days that are unlike anything we’ve experienced before. It is, without a doubt, a fearful time. We must look for the small things in life that can bring us pleasure. For me, sitting on my porch helps. Someone wrote on Medium about having a cup of tea while petting her cat. Another wrote about an open window from which she sees the sky.

All of this is too big for our brains. We cannot solve the problems. We cannot escape the problems. We must find a way to live within them. Think small.

Here is a poem I wrote about this — maybe, it will help a teensy bit:

Sending hugs your way, my friend.

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I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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