The Future of the COVID Story

July 31, 2020 [see also: “Only ‘Control’ + COVID-Whirlpool = DISASTER“]   I started writing MINDING CORONA in March, with 12 points. They’re still valid. After five months, of course, we know a bit more about the future. So, I can recapitulate and see what is bound to happen. The near future is grim. Not Read the full article…

22. Only ‘Control’ + COVID-Whirlpool = DISASTER

July 31, 2020 [see also: “The Future of the COVID Story”]   I am a medical doctor, specialized in mind-body medicine, master in cognitive science and A.I. The reason I start with this is that my expertise is absolutely pertinent, on par with, and complementary to the expertise of virologists. So, I wrote a book, Read the full article…

21. How to Make Someone Take His Vaccination

A little story of long ago At 23 years of age, I went to Brazil for a few months, to do medical work in a favela (shantytown) of Salvador Da Bahia. Ow, impressionable youth! As part of my documentation, I read a book about medics in the tropics. One story in this book was meant Read the full article…

20. Autumn of COVID: Disaster2 Already?

(Re-)emergence COVID (re-)emerges in all kinds of countries where strict measures have not been maintained. This includes countries where the virus has never well receded (such as the US), countries where it has not peaked before (such as parts of Australia), and countries that saw a huge decrease after disaster (such as Spain and Belgium). Read the full article…

19. The Virus is Not the Enemy

This goes further upon chapter 7, written three months and half a million official COVID deaths ago. Did you hear anyone talking about the psyche in causality yet? I mean, anyone except me? The virus side The virus is just a piece of RNA that wears a coating when outside of the living cells that Read the full article…

Face Mask Meditation

Wearing a face mask during formal group-meditation may be less comfortable. It may also be more interesting. Readers may know me as a meditator I am a very inconsistent one. Sometimes, I go to a group for ‘formal meditation’ on a cushion. Sometimes, I go to a seven-day meditation. I would like to go more Read the full article…

18. Corona: Super-Stress, Super-Spreading?

On top of an influence on COVID-progression, does stress also influence the rate of infection by infected persons? In that case, can the AURELIS-app diminish this rate? July 26, 2020 Super-spreading Some viral-infected people spread the virus more than others. This has been found in many infectious diseases, including in salmonellosis, tuberculosis, SARS-1 (2003) and Read the full article…

Free App to Relieve COVID

We have developed an app, free to everyone, that can alleviate a huge amount of human suffering related to COVID. You can find it in Google and Apple app stores as ‘Aurelis’ app. Feel free to download. Please share this post with your friends. You also find a link to the app and some more Read the full article…

Masked Poetry

  For the doctors and nurses Who give more than ever you can Please put on your mask.   For the beauty of eyes That are looking at a beautiful world From right above a mask,   For your parents and grandparents Who want to keep getting your love Keep on that face mask.   Read the full article…

17. Leadership in Corona Times

July 22, 2020   Daily Total Cases worldwide 239.113 15.084.963 Deaths worldwide 5.678 618.493   Becoming Open This chapter is targeted to right within the second COVID-wave. It’s a letter to the near future. With leadership, I don’t mean bossy figures who tell others what to do. You might take a look at my book Read the full article…

Open Letter to Leadership in Second Wave of Corona

A second wave in the US and Europe is almost inevitable. Of course, let’s not forget the rest of the world, especially the countries with much fewer resources. Much can be done to alleviate it if not only the virus is looked at, but also the human being. We urgently need to dare to question Read the full article…

Why and How to Wear a Face Mask

There is a difference between motivation and coercion, even when using scientific arguments. If one wants people – including oneself – to wear and continue wearing face masks, one needs to motivate them. This is: to provide them with the means by which they can motivate themselves. There is no other way. Besides, it’s an Read the full article…

Are you Interested in Making the Future Together?

Let’s not get defeated by the virus. International top specialists say a second COVID wave is inevitable in the autumn. It seems they are wrong in that it will come sooner. In any case, autumn will be worse and winter even worse than that. We just came out of a mental-physical whirlpool. Virologists are specialists in virology, Read the full article…

16. Postcoronalia – COVID complications

July 4, 2020   Daily Total Cases worldwide 209.028 11.182.576 Deaths worldwide 5.170 528.372   Today is the 4th of July On a rally at Mount Rushmore, with perplexity on four stony presidential faces in the background, the US president couldn’t care less for the people who seem to adore him and take pride in Read the full article…

15. Mind the Denial

More and more, I wonder why it is so very, very hard for many to see the mind in what is happening with corona worldwide. June 30, 2020 Why? In view of the possible collapse of the world economy and devastation of the health of millions, we should cherish every straw of possible relief. Conceptually, Read the full article…

14. Motivation Without Anxiety in Corona Times

Motivation may be the single most crucial factor in the whole COVID story. Yet it doesn’t get the attention it deserves.   June 27, 2020 Cases worldwide Daily: 176.568 – Total: 10.075.115 Deaths worldwide Daily: 4.891 – Total: 500.624   [There are a few links in this text towards other blog posts by me. You Read the full article…

13. Winter of COVID

Second Wave Corona? One big or several smaller ones? While we don’t know what is to happen, we can search for arguments. June 25, 2020 Quoting Andrea Ammon Director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 21 May 2020: “It’s not a question of if there will be a renewed surge but “when Read the full article…

12. Where o Where Is the Virus in Europe?

Summer is dawning. The sun knows it all over Europe, as do the people who seem to live in a full post-corona era. So do many individuals in the US. What can we expect? June 23, 2020 Cases worldwide [from https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus] Daily: 138.975 – Total: 9.189.875 Deaths worldwide Daily: 3.880 – Total: 473.484 Did the Read the full article…

11. Summer of Covid

June 13, 2020   It’s almost summer in Europe. COVID-19 seems to be a recent nightmare. Glad it’s over. But it isn’t, of course.   There are several ways in which it isn’t over: A second wave will probably hit Europe and the US in the autumn. It may be even much worse, given the Read the full article…

10. Corona Risk

June 6, 2020 [For the latest versions of all corona articles together (and some more), see: https://aurelis.org/assets/common/pdf/other_docs/Minding_Corona.pdf .] Today we have these coronavirus curves, worldwide: This is not positive. On the 2nd of May (see ‘ Worst Case COVID’), I was appalled by the linear curve of caseload until then. Today, it’s still linear! The Read the full article…

Minding COVID: a Different Story

print-friendly version The human mind is missing in the causal story of Covid. Putting it in place makes a Different Story. This is a story about a virus, but even more is it a story about humankind.   NOTE: If you are searching for the ‘AURELIS Acute Stress app,’ you can click on this link Read the full article…

9. Worst Case COVID

May 2, 2020   Right Is this worst case the future? I would go as far as saying that it is not an impossibility. Please don’t read this text if you are weak at heart. Numbers Vaccination is still far away. Experts talk about at least a year before the population can be vaccinated in Read the full article…

8 Covid Whirlpool

April 27, 2020   I expand upon an idea about what happens to a person getting more and more COVID symptoms towards a whirlpool that may become fatal. A whirlpool scenario probably happens in many cases of illness. It corresponds with complexity and multi-causal thinking. In crash-course: put many elements together, add more and more Read the full article…

7. COVID Crash

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on.   A virus is the smallest living thing on earth. And in a way, it’s not even living. It doesn’t replicate. It lets itself be multiplied. A virus is like a string of information caught in some genetic Read the full article…

Lonely Poem

Just let me have a bleeding heart For those who die alone In times of corona. I would like to be with each of them To die with each of them So they are not alone. ** For what is and should not be Is not one’s pain Is not one’s dying But one’s abandonment Read the full article…

6. Rethinking Covid

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. April 12, 2020   Kindly follow this trail: Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria? Mind and Corona The Message in the Virus Covid and Attention What To Do in Times of Covid   A ‘stress’ primer The concept of Read the full article…

Lisa in Corona Times

This is about what Lisa [see: “Lisa”] can accomplish in ‘corona times,’ now and in the future. Let’s hope to get her ‘live’ as soon as possible. Two ways Lisa can provide immediate help and relief of suffering through her full coaching including her guidance to AURELIS mental exercises. Lisa is also about pattern recognition Read the full article…

Mind over Covid – 12 Points

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on.   The basic ‘Mind over Covid’ hypothesis: In Covid-19 – the disease progression, not the infection – the mind may be more important than the virus in cause as well as proper management.   This text is, in Read the full article…

5. What To Do in Times of Covid

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. March 30, 2020   This article can be read on its own. For more background, kindly follow this trail: Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria? Mind and Corona The Message in the Virus Covid and Attention   [Recommendation: if Read the full article…

4. Covid and Attention

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. March 28, 2020   This article can be read on its own. For more background, kindly follow this trail: Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria? Mind and Corona The Message in the Virus Covid and Attention   MULTICAUSALITY   Read the full article…

3. The Message in the Virus

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. March 22, 2020   Kindly follow this trail: Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria? Mind and Corona The Message in the Virus   OK. I’ve asked myself: Why not wait to bring this message until the worst part of Read the full article…

2. Mind and Corona

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. March 20, 2020   [Please read first: “Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria?“] Disclaimer: This article is not a scientific review. Most unfortunately, the disclaimer holds truth. This article is not a scientific review because there is no science Read the full article…

1. Covid-19: Pandemia or Global Hysteria?

Nothing worse than a false sense of security. Please, take every measure of precaution. Then, read on. March 18, 2020   This article is dedicated to Dr. Li, not because he stood up to Chinese authority but because he stood up. There is hope for humanity as long as there are individuals who are brave Read the full article…