Covid-19

The Covid-19 fertility crisis: a short story

October 25, 2020

The dystopian future if

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7 mantras to cope with challenging times

October 11, 2020

Seven mantras that can help cope with challenging times. Repeat and rinse, just like the dishes.

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How to not celebrate a birthday during corona

September 27, 2020

I wanted to skip my birthday this year in the midst of corona. Here’s how I transformed a singular birth date into a year-long, hopeful process.

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What I want to believe about Covid-19

September 13, 2020

As the pandemic draws on, I am finding myself drawn towards theories I want to believe are true, even when the data isn’t there yet.

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Coronavirus and the five stages of grief

August 2, 2020

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross defined 5 stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Where does Covid-19 mask denial fit in?

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Our coronavirus gap year

July 19, 2020

To cope with the ping pong of good news followed by harrowing aftermath, I’ve started thinking of this time as our “coronavirus gap year.” How Emily Perl Kingsley’s essay “Welcome to Holland” applies to the current pandemi

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Rules for rumination

September 28, 2018

Finally some good news: my cancer is in remission. But the treatment is just beginning. Did I do the right thing? How to stop ruminating.

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