Loud: Introversion and Loneliness in a Pandemic That Won’t Shut Up

As the world is blighted by Coronavirus, the real pandemic has yet to come — the one of mental health. More specifically, loneliness, an affliction that won’t just hit the elderly.

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My life still hasn’t changed all that much and I’m still enjoying not having to hug people. Yet, having all this time to think is overwhelming. “Just because we’re quiet, it doesn’t mean all is well” ends Mahdawi, and she’s right.

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You will not see it coming; it will move silently, unless we radically change how we work — to also benefit HSPs / introverts, otherwise this winter will last a generation, and it will kill in numbers — even worse when you will not see the murderer.

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