troubled times - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
In troubled times, keep a firm grip on the best of yourself and remain reliable for those you love. You matter and so do they. Be true to that.
When society breaks at the level of micro interactions - social kindness is overwhelmed by stress responses - we see trouble appear at the level of macro interactions - riots and social violence. It is similar to a chemical buffer being overwhelmed, for a long time there is no difference to the system and then, apparently suddenly, the changes are abrupt, difficult to reverse and can have long lasting consequences.