Back to a Bubble of One! How Fear Makes Your Life Protected and Secure.

Back to a Bubble of One! How Fear Makes Your Life Protected and Secure.

During the holiday season, let fear temper your enthusiasm to get out and about. Let caution and fear your gift to friends, family and others.

The great news about multiple vaccines is reported on the news every day. Many people will be vaccinated in three to six months.

If you are reading this blog post, you have made it this far through the pandemic. Taking the last step might be some short-term pain for long-term gain. I have been as frustrated as the next person. But there is an excellent chance that by May 2021, enough of us will be vaccinated to start thinking of having an incredible Summer of 2021—a future with few restrictions.


There is a ton of research looking at the underlying understanding of what motivates you to make every decision in your life.

Top motivational speakers refer to the fear of loss or the pleasure of gain based on their teachings. (Anthony Robbins, Zig Ziglar)


MLM Community says, “The fear of losing something or the pleasure of gaining something really motivates people. It’s what gets them to decide (or not do it).

Every decision we make in life is based upon either FEAR or PLEASURE. You are either really excited by what you have to gain or what you have to lose.”

The fear of loss is greater than the desire for gain. Zig Ziglar 

We tend to hang on to possessions and beliefs; today’s coronavirus is throwing all of this into disarray, and many are rethinking what is important to us.

There are many different conditions of togetherness. A massive shift is coming. We view being in large groups, working from home, buying online and video calls. In addition, your physical and mental health, travelling, being forced to retire into a long-term care facility, or being around a large group of ageing folks is changing.

In a recent blog, I discussed using the pandemic to improve your finances. How to Use the Pandemic to Improve Your Financial Ways

Is It Time?

This week, provinces and states start to reopen their economies.

The money governments spend to keep food on our tables, and a roof over our heads will soon be gone.

Potential Bad News Has Fear Mounting 

Will you change your life to deal with your fear in the next few months?

However, there may be a second onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.  Many medical specialists feel we as a society have not done enough to protect ourselves, reopening the economies too soon.

There is a good chance you may not have a job to return to as business bankruptcies are mounting. In addition, some of the biggest names in retail, travel, and entertainment will not be here after the pandemic. In North America, we saw tens of thousands of jobs lost.

Back to a Bubble of One! How Fear Makes Your Life Protected and Secure.

There is a saying, “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.”

No one ever saw this global pandemic coming, no matter where it originated and was concealed.  There was no stopping the coronavirus.

Could we have been better prepared in many places in the world? Yes.

We would still discuss millions of coronavirus cases and thousands of lives lost.

We all now have enough information and are all at risk without a vaccine. Each of us exposes ourselves differently to COVID-19 based on where we live, work, and our social circumstances, including how we handle our daily hygiene.

As the globe opens up to us, reentering the new world, how we greet and meet our fellow human beings is up to us daily.

You can decide how protected and secure you want to be in isolation.

Back to a Bubble of One! How Fear Makes Your Life Protected and Secure.

Are You a Community of One?

I watch the protesters who advocate that the government get out of the way and let everything open up the way it was before the pandemic. These folks have a high-risk tolerance level for what they think is being protected and secured. They are happy with their current conditions and have decided their freedom of choice is more critical than their risk of catching and dying from the coronavirus.

Whether you live in a democratic, totalitarian, or communist system, we all live in a community and have a personal responsibility to others.

Living Off the Grid

If you live off the grid with no one but yourself, I can support your choice to do whatever you want. When you involve one person in your bubble, you have community and an obligation not to force your will on anyone.

Take time today to look around and ask everyone about their feeling of protection and security in the shared bubble if you have others in it. Make sure you understand their reasons.

I share my bubble with my wife, and her level of protection and security in her space is higher than mine. I practice social distancing, but if someone gets within six feet of me for a moment as they pass, I don’t get concerned; my wife, not so much.

At this point, I have no problem going for groceries or other personal needs; my wife is more concerned.

Wearing gloves or a personal mask is a necessity that society and the government require.

At the end of the day and for the foreseeable future, let your Spidy senses control your protected and secure bubble. At this point, let fear guide you; over-precaution should only be short-lived.

Knowing that sometimes your loved ones or community dictate the threshold of the comfort level of your protected and secure bubble, it can’t be an individual choice.


From Our Happy Place to Yours, Be Healthy, Be Safe Until Our Next Pos

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