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Books That will Help you to Reduce Corona Anxiety

Updated on April 6, 2020
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COVID 19- The Biggest Disaster

World is going through its worst time. A virus Covid-19 has covered all over the world and is spreading so fast that even the best medical facilitated countries are not able to regulate it. Only lock down and isolation is the way to control it. People have to stay at home.
Almost all countries are locked down. Everybody has to follow it- no
school, no offices, no transportation and people are not even allowed to come out
from homes without most important works.
It is really a very pathetic time for human race. There is only fear, pain, chaos and negativity everywhere. It is a time when people are not only losing their physical health but they become hollow even psychologically . But it is the demand of time to be mentally strong and create positivity in the atmosphere. Good books are always the best source to recharge the low mind; they help to create a positive environment and uplift the soul.

So here, I suggest you some BEST BOOKS to uplift your mood-

1. The Old Man and the Sea- This book is written by Ernest Hemingway in 1951 and published in 1952. It is a classic book that reformulates the definition of struggle and success and appeals that one must have firm-determination, skill and perseverance to win. At the time of its publication, the world had endured two world wars. Life was full of despair, pain, suffering, loss and hopelessness; society was also in deep depression due to deterioration of its social, moral and ethical values. The most famous American writer Hemingway was stalled by the post war writings Across the River and Trees. He did not write anything palpable due to the chaos of World War II (after For Whom the Bell Tolls in 1940). He then created Santiago, the protagonist of the novella, who emerged as the real hero and convinced people that “A man is not made for defeat.” and filled readers with valour, heroism, confidence and fortitude.

This book can charge you once again when you see the strange Old Man as the weakest physically but strongest mentally. He loses the struggle with nature but wins with his firm-determination and courage, "A Man can be destroyed but not defeated." AND WE WILL TO DEFEAT THIS CORONA TOO.



My Favorite Book

The Old Man And The Sea
The Old Man And The Sea
A book that must be read by everyone irrespective of age, gender, caste and creed. It has something for everybody.
 

No Mud, No Lotus

This is the best book to create happiness and contentment. It is written by Thich Nhat Hanh, a monk, who states how one can suffer calmly. The book focuses on mindfulness, we have to do everything mindfully. We must be optimistic and content. Happiness without suffering is incomplete.
"Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud."

This is also mud time. We have to keep patience. But this is sure that this time will soon pass.

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Wash your hand for 20 seconds regularly. Wear Mask. Follow Social Distancing. Stay at Home. | Source

The Dalai Lama's Cat

It is written by an international best-seller David Michie. The book is narrated by a poor dying cat who is later adopted by Dalai Lama and becomes The Dalai Lama's cat. The book focuses on mindfulness, gratitude and karma. Some other good books are mentioned in it. It is story of a cat who is just about to die, adopted by Dalai Lama and becomes HHC. The whole story is written by the cat's point of view. You should go through it to find the essence of life.

Siddhartha

It is a must read novel, written by Hermann Hesse. The novel focuses on the character Siddhartha, contemporary to Gautam Buddha, who joins the Samanas with his friend Govinda. He becomes a great Samanas within no time. His quest does not end here. He meets Gautama Buddha but not satisfied, he wanders aimlessly and soon falls in love with a prostitute. For many years he enjoys materialistic world but one day without telling anyone he begins his quest again. What happens to him, now you have to find out.

It is really a great novel of self-discovery that tells a human being is not complete. It must be his own decision to find happiness and contentment.

Writers always provides the best solution to the problems. Their works can be the best friend in the time of isolation. Due to Covid-19 almost all the geographical areas are locked down. This time can be proved precious for self-development and of course self-discovery. Good stories always encourage people to think differently.

Read Books and spread positivity.

No Mud No Lotus

No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering
No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering
It is the best book that must be read by everybody. It tells how one can transform his suffering without pain.
 

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      Pankaj 

      16 months ago

      I will read No mud no lotus.

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      Abhisek 

      16 months ago

      Reading is a good habit

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      Abhilasha 

      16 months ago

      Wow what a great hub. Will definitely read.

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 

      16 months ago from India

      Sure Greg. I am sure that you will enjoy the book.

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      greg cain 

      16 months ago from Moscow, Idaho, USA

      These are some very good book selections to pass the time in these most extraordinary times. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

    • anupma profile imageAUTHOR

      Dr Anupma Srivastava 

      16 months ago from India

      Thank u Jaspal Ji.

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      Jaspal Singh 

      16 months ago from India / Australia

      Interesting hub. I will certainly read at least one. Keep writing

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      Vishal Bhatnagar 

      16 months ago

      Good article. I read No Mud No Lotus it is really very interesting book.

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