For about a week now, I’ve been mulling over how to address this situation because it leaves me saddened and speechless.
Even if I’m used to writing about topics that makes me sad or “have no words” such as poaching, trophy hunting, bear bile extraction, shark finning, plastic pollution, etc.
This is different though as it directly affects everyone on this planet. We’re ALL — for the very first time — in the same boat.
And so, we have to deal with this the best we can and try to keep our sanity.
Being on lockdown is just plain weird.
Weird to be forced to slow down. …
Jessica is the founder of Ethical Brand Marketing and has been a marketing strategist since 1991 after receiving her degree at the University of South Carolina. She led teams in the advertising, IT and travel sectors in the USA and Germany where she currently resides.
With her marketing expertise, sie supports environmental causes and guides social entrepreneurs in creating and implementing ethical marketing strategies.
For Manager News, she shared her impressions and tips for communicating with consumers during an emergency that affected more than half of the population on this planet. …
Rising above the comforting dark earth, I take my first breath.
A blinding yellow light beams down on me, warming my core.
Open space all around. Loneliness greets me.
This is who I am now, unaware of what I’ll become.
Reaching high above everything that surrounds me, it feels good to stretch.
Above and below. Feeling alive, and connected.
Watching over the restless running in and out of my protection.
Ripping off my sensors. Cutting into my core.
Supporting the quiet ones who stay. Peaceful and kind.
Season after season.
Feeling their joy. And pain. Hearing their laughter. Sensing their desires.
Seeing their soul. …