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Covid-19 and Your Mental Health

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Hannahande, Oct 16, 2020 at 6:22 AM.

  1. Hannahande

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    Guys, how did Covid-19 affect your mental health? I begin to worry so much and to have fear going out, to travel because of this pandemic. It is kinda depressing thinking and thinking. How did you cope up? Any thoughts?
     
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    I really didn't change my routine any other than I cancelled a vacation back in July. I didn't want to go anyway so Covid was an excuse the wife couldn't argue with.
     
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    Nothing to fear about. Carry on your regular every day life.
     
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    Fear for sale, complete with masks, shields, & social distancing. Seriously, this virus is far less virulent to you & your family than H1N1 was. How did you cope with H1N1? Was it because the country basically ignored that threat? Didn’t shut down? Didn’t mandate masks? It wasn’t because it was any less threat to you, it was a far greater threat to you. The fear has been further propagated by the (I think intentional) lack of protecting nursing homes, who WERE at highest risk with this virus. They knew that from the get. Control over you by watching old people dropping like fish in a barrel was quite an effective fear mongering tactic. That, & masks, masks, masks did the trick. Free yourself. Celebrate every day that the Lord gives you. You may wish you had those days back at some point. You can’t put them in a bank for a rainy day, they will be lost.
     
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    Look at the evolving/changing "requirements" for "getting back to normal"! The very 1st one was to flatten the curve of increasing deaths. The criteria have moved as each goal was met.
    How much controversy has there been in the "medical" circles re: masks??? How drastic have the dem governors been in lock-downs??
    All of this, plus the yammering of the left, should be a very obvious clue that this is a manufactured "crisis" that the dems are not going to waste; or try not to waste anyway.
    My take: If you want to wear a mask, do it! If you don't, don't let the left SHAME you into wearing one.
    The jury is still out (medically) on the true effectiveness of masks, so ----.
     
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    except that it has killed over 1 million in the world!
     
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    Since I am retired, it didn't affect me much as far as my daily routine. Other than wearing a mask when I go to stores, I haven't really changed much after being concerned about how long the lockdown would last and when would toilet paper and paper towels get back into Walmart. After those got pretty much resolved, life is pretty much normal.

    God is good - all the time! \o/
     
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    And yet in 2019, 42.3 million babies were aborted. More deaths there than cancer, or any other single cause of death. In fact it was close to being equal to all causes of death in the world, combined. Good news here is no senior citizen has died from natural causes since March, so there’s that.
     
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    Covid-19 is a very new disease, that has rapidly spread to almost every country of the world. Because of the fast pace of this, it has caught most governments off-guard, and put pressure on the medical world like never before. Sure it has been badly handled by many countries, like here in the UK, but it is still causing many problems that are hard to keep up with. But for some to suggest that it is somehow "political", is just plain dumb.
     
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    With a 99 % recovery for those under 65 and 96 % recovery for those over here in the US. I rest my case.
     
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    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on cable news did say something that got me. At least in the States everyone was caught off guard. The writing was on the wall in December, yet no local, state, federal governments or the hospital corporations in the US were well prepared. Everyone panicked and rushed for PPE and more at the last minute. Its like we thought COVID would never cross the Pacific.
     
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    4% mortality is high for the elderly. When my mom got COVID it was scary, thank the LORD she got through. Even then for those of us with elderly loved ones in nursing homes, this thing is the grim reaper 4% of the time.
     
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    what about the over 220k that have died so far, which is the highest in the world. India has a population that it over 4 times than the US, and half the death rate! No case to rest!
     
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    you mean ex?
     
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    Yeah, sorry about that.
     
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    Glad to hear that your mom got over it.

    For an analogy, as the old saying goes, if your neighbor loses his job it's a recession; if you lose your job it's a depression.
     
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    The percentages remain the same on the recovery rate. Case rested.
     
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    96 % of the time its not. 4 % almost doesnt register
     
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    Unless it's your mom and dad on the line. Even one death means a hefty wrongful death lawsuit against a nursing home.
     
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    My mother is currently in the hospital. Not sure she will pull through. None of that changes the death rate.
     
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