Well, 2020 sure is something, huh?
I had the idea for this article in December after a difficult personal month with family impacted by the bushfires. After some consideration, it felt a little too personal and not relevant enough to others to share to this blog.
And then the last three months happened.
Fires, floods, pandemic, political scandals, workplaces closing down and suddenly we can’t buy toilet paper. That’s just the macro level, big-picture stuff. Underneath all this, our personal lives keep on keeping on.
For me, that start of 2020 has been a house move, the passing of a much-beloved pet, family members battling cancer, and, after over six years of Alopecia Areata Universalis, my brows are growing back. In the wrong place. Urgh.
It’s a whole lot. And we’re all feeling it. Even if you haven’t been directly impacted by fires, workplace closures, or sudden lack is tissues, we’re all feeling the instability and unpredictability.
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