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This week’s digest of stories from Medium universe is all about the (sometimes awkward) difficulties of coping with change

  • There are 10 types of people on Zoom calls, and Maria-Lucilia Gorre has an illustrated GIF for every awkward remote meeting archetype. As always, I’m That Person with too many tabs open, but hell, by the end of this social distancing era, maybe we’ll all come together as people who don’t bother to wear pants.
  • A pandemic is a life-altering event,” Jessica Wildfire writes, and…


Everyone seems closer now, even as they’ve become more untouchable than ever

A group of women use the Zoom video conferencing application to have a group chat from their separate homes during the UK coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Dominic Lipinski — PA Images/Getty Images


In search of a politics of wisdom and compassion, nurtured through mindfulness and lovingkindness

Credit: Benjavisa/Getty Images


Power Trip

Personal power is all in your head

Photo by Tiago Felipe Ferreira on Unsplash

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