Trust the workers in devastated area

The nuclear plant in devastated area increases the stakes
A japanese blogger said that

The workers in the nuclear plants impressed me.
The prime minister Naoto Kan inspected the scene from a helicopter.
But this is useless.
The workers are annoyed with the top functionaries
What we can do is to trust the workers and do our best however small these things are.

I agree with him. I can’t imagine how they can feel fear.
I was thinking about what I should do.
But I couldn’t think of any idea that could change the situation in a big way.

A psychotherapist said on twitter

When a disaster occurrs , many people think “I’m pathetic. Many people are troubled”
” I can’t do anything. ”
So they have developed PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).
It shouldn’t be. Everyone feels fear and weak.
Everyone shouldn’t punish himself and be kind to himself.

We had better act spontaneously.

The little things I can do are as below.

・I trust all the workers with people around the world.
・I save on electricity
・I donate reliable organisation without sending useles articles
・I go on with our usual lives
・I don’t forget smile.

That’s ok at the moment.

I believe that the aggregate of these little things will have a positive effect on devastated area.

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I live in Kawagoe-city Saitama-prefecture Japan. There are many traditional warehouses in Kawagoe. So many Japanese and the people from overseas come to sightseeing.

24 thoughts on “Trust the workers in devastated area”

  1. You are very brave and many people outside of Japan are sending help and many kind thoughts to the Japanese people.

    Please know that the world is supporting Japan in this difficult time. We will be here to help you.

    Thank you for your Blog and for letting us know about what is happening.

    1. Thanks.I know many countries are supporting our country.
      We really appreciate it.
      We are sure that we will help the other countries troubling.

    1. @ Marie-Christine, Red Cross is always a good option (although apparently nobody updated the French site since the earthquake, not good. Hopefully it will be done on Monday).

      @Cocomino: you’re having the best attitude right now. Great! Ganbatte!

      1. @David Thank you for the information.

  2. Excellent advice Cocomino. We take it one day at a time and remember to trust the process and smile to help cheers others up. 🙂
    Thank you for your perspective… Sending prayers to all always!

  3. “Everyone feels fear and weak. Everyone shouldn’t punish himself and be kind to himself.”
    we notice, we are all ONE mankind, we are “walking in your shoes” …

  4. My hats off to the rescue workers helping those in need despite that they too may have been worried about their won families. 😦

  5. It’s the little things that can sometimes mean so much.
    I agree that it’s hard to keep smiling sometimes when you remember what’s going on, but… life is going on as usual here too, and I can’t stop that even if it feels unfair sometimes.
    I’m doing the little I can to help as well, trusting those who are experts to do their jobs and trying to keep up spirits at work and at home. ^^)b

  6. 大丈夫でよかったですね!


  7. A great attitude, Cocomino! The Buddha taught that everything relates to everything else. So every helpful thing you do makes the world a better place. That’s a true Bodhisattva (bosatsu 菩薩), in my opinion.

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