# World events
A Growing List of Scarce Resources
Empty Store ShelvesPhoto by Mick Haupt on Unsplash. When I started this, I focused on the simple things the pandemic had affected. As depressing as this was, it became more disheartening when I looked at this "earthly" list:
Viral Ukrainian Firefighter Photo Actually Shows Firefighters Battling Tasmanian Bushfires
As the war in Ukraine rages on, images and videos continue to bleed through the edges of social media. Last week, many of those images were said to depict European firefighters who had joined in the Ukrainian resistance. A particularly heart-rending image of a trio of exhausted heroes went viral. In the image, three soot-faced men are shown safe - but exhausted - in the back of a rescue vehicle.
Meditating during stressful world events
With the ongoing war in Ukraine, it feels like world events can be extremely stressful. That can make it hard to find the time and space for meditation. It's more important than ever to find ways to center yourself and connect with your inner peace.
5 Ways you can help People in Ukraine Right Now
With all the information coming out over the past several days about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it can feel overwhelming and powerless as a foreigner who wants to do something to help Ukraine, but doesn’t know where to start. Here are some ways people around the world can stand with Ukraine and help from afar.