The gift of solitude and community in isolation

(First published in Linkedin March 18 2020) The UK government has significantly stepped up its response to Covid-19 recently where now, over 70’s, are eing asked to self-isolate for up to 12 weeks. They are also talking about up to 250,000 people possibly dying as part of a mitigation strategy. In the midst of this I have been struck by the fear and anxiety in the global narrative that is causing many people to panic as we lose sight of our perceived sense of control and cert