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Pandemic Companions

Mar 19, 2020

We can spend our lives growing. It's possible to expand into increasingly complex versions of ourselves — physically, emotionally, cognitively, relationally, and spiritually. Yet this growth is not a one way street. We often experience a falling back, in which we lose access to the highest and best versions of ourselves. To explore how the coronavirus pandemic is triggering this phenomenon on a global scale, I speak with adult development expert Valerie Livesay, whose research specialty is fallback