Actually, this seems to be
the basic need of the human heart
in nearly every great crisis
- a good hot cup of coffee.
While Coffee may not help to solve the crisis, stopping for a coffee break gives you a few moments to pause and reflect upon the crisis.
In our case, getting a cup of hot coffee gave us a chance to get out of the overwhelming new foreign environment of the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care) and do something familiar--drinking a cup of coffee. Doing something simple, something we did every day helped to restore a sense of being normal, if only for a few moments.
After the coffee break we'd taken enough of a break to gain some composure and were ready to go back to resuming getting oriented the NICU.
Photo Source: Ali Oztürk. Coffee Cup. Royalty Free Use.