When Covid-19 hit the world, it was a whirlwind of emotions that we have to face for many of us. Loss of certainty and autonomy are huge emotional triggers to a lot of people. It triggered us into worries, anxieties, frustration and everyone was looking for ways to cope.
The social media was filled with quick tips and coping strategies, which was great. Unfortunately, for some who are not getting the big picture, it turned out to be toxic positivity and it backfired.
While being positive is great, that is not the only coping mechanism. This is where the lessons of mindfulness and EQ will help.