In this episode we look at why, while governments may be closing borders and looking increasingly inwards, we need to keep our hearts open and expanding. Humankind is one. Just as this COVID-19 is something that’s affected us all, together, so too must our response work for us all together. We have to climb out and move forward as one, leaving no one behind.
The article in The Economist I refer to is:
Reading fiction is good for us. And in times like this, perhaps more than ever, we would benefit from getting lost in a good novel. Reading fiction can reduce stress and help us sleep better. Why not pick up that book that’s been lying unread on your bookcase?
Articles on the benefits of reading
As COVID-19 consumes our attention, now more than ever we need to choose joy. Joy will give us perspective, help us see the opportunities this moment in time creates, and help us stay strong. Thankfully, joy isn’t dependent on the circumstances around us; it’s an inner strength we can all tap into. But it’s a choice.
The following links are to the articles or quotes referenced directly or indirectly in episode:
In this introductory episode, host Sam Radford explains both the format of this new show and explains the three things The Serendipity Studio is designed to help you do:
Episode 1 will be released later this month.