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How to Think about the future again

Forge/Medium, June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

How to Think about the future again

“When trauma hits…this continuity from past, into present, into future that holds us up, is shattered for many people,” says Alison Holman, [nursing professor], a researcher at the University of California, Irvine, who studies the effects of trauma and stress on health. … “I would argue that getting the vaccine is probably the number one thing that people should do to help rebuild their future,” Holman says. “It will take away a lot of the anxiety, about catching COVID and getting really sick or dying.”