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From the Ted Talk by Esther Perel: The routines, rituals and boundaries we need in stressful times

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Acute stress or pandemics fracture and create divisions because uncertainty ledas people to want to confront the loss of their sense of mastery and certainty. And so it often ietvins a kind of pooalatirzin about the worldview itself. To create a saherd vocabulary counters all of that. And that is primarily what I do at this moment when I work with companies or cofounders or managers, is to — what you were saying before, it's to name it, to famre it, to distill it, and then to be creative in how to respond to it.

Open Cloze

Acute stress or pandemics fracture and create divisions because uncertainty _____ people to want to confront the loss of their sense of mastery and certainty. And so it often _______ a kind of ____________ about the worldview itself. To create a ______ vocabulary counters all of that. And that is primarily what I do at this moment when I work with companies or cofounders or managers, is to — what you were saying before, it's to name it, to _____ it, to distill it, and then to be creative in how to respond to it.

Solution

  1. polarization
  2. invites
  3. leads
  4. frame
  5. shared

Original Text

Acute stress or pandemics fracture and create divisions because uncertainty leads people to want to confront the loss of their sense of mastery and certainty. And so it often invites a kind of polarization about the worldview itself. To create a shared vocabulary counters all of that. And that is primarily what I do at this moment when I work with companies or cofounders or managers, is to — what you were saying before, it's to name it, to frame it, to distill it, and then to be creative in how to respond to it.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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prolonged uncertainty 3
ambiguous loss 2
talking yesterday 2
beautiful outcome 2
relational intelligence 2
mental health 2

Important Words

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