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.”