In the reality of overwhelming anxiety and fear, what if the life affirming response? To be compassionate, to be present, to give assistance to those in need in whatever way you can. Together, all beings, we are this world. Together we can revitalize this world. One breath, one presence, one world.
In trying to help friends overwhelmed by anxiety in this tumultuous and fearful time I wrote a short bit of meditation advice called Facing Distress