One of the best things to come out of the trauma of this last week, is the reminder that we must know ourselves before we can help others. So many of us are living in a reactionary world where situations and circumstances send us into a tailspin. Eckhart Tolle teaches that the only truth in our lives is the present moment. Reflecting on the past and speculating on the future only brings us suffering.
I found this article and it helped sooth and center me. As individuals, we must be different to impact the world differently. Change must happen within before it can happen around us.