The power of community is undervalued, while the desire to be included in a “club” is overvalued.
Humans constantly focus on the value of services which we pay for and undervalue the natural abundance.
India declared its lock-down for covid19 on March 24, 2020 and we started living a new normal. Before the lock-down, I was used to working from home and thus weekdays didn’t seem unusual, there was a minor change that I could not step out for my evening coffees and then weekends also got confined to my cozy corner.
Tint of gold on shades of green, smell of moist soil lingering post rain, deep hue sunsets, witnessing a Sambar deer on my morning run to being awe stuck watching a snake make way through the woods, playing Holi at the Zostel to listening old melodies by the bonfire… Wayanad got this.
I have always been a “morning person”, way before I knew this term. Early reinforcement helped to maintain a routine, be it exam preparation, trying out a new skill or preparing a client presentation.