Why is Joe Scarborough not on Morning Joe? That’s the query viewers are as soon as once more asking after the MSNBC host did not return to the weekday program on July 13.
Following what many assumed to be a weeklong trip, Joe’s spouse and co-anchor, Mika Brzezinski, led Monday’s broadcast by herself, inflicting a number of followers to wonder if the previous politician is sick. So, what occurred to the 57-year-old? He’s a troublesome man to trace down.
Mika admitted the coronavirus pandemic has created monumental stress for her household.
In a current essay on NBCNews.com, the 53-year-old revealed how she’s tackling nervousness introduced on by the worldwide well being disaster. “The previous few weeks have been exceedingly troublesome, and the stress is piling greater than the tallest peaks,” Mika confessed, itemizing a number of of the challenges that she and Joe are at present dealing with.
However not all the stress has been brought on by COVID-19. “We’re personally coping with the fallout of the baseless and wildly offensive conspiracy idea President Trump shamelessly continues to hawk about Joe,” Mika famous, referring to allegations that her husband was concerned within the dying of an intern in his congressional workplace almost 20 years in the past.
The journalist shared that she combats stress by doubling down on mindfulness, not judging herself in relation to meals and train, and spending time together with her household and pets. “Below lockdown, these emotions of stress and worry might be intensified,” she wrote.
“When issues really feel like they’re simply an excessive amount of, I merely lie down on the ground for 10 to 20 minutes in full silence. I shut my eyes and breathe deeply, which anchors me to the current and untethers me from any negativity I could also be feeling.
“Lately, it may possibly typically really feel like there are so few shiny spots,” she added. “Life in these extraordinary instances is exceptionally exhausting for much too many people, even these like me with explicit privilege and safety. However I really consider issues will get higher, and within the meantime, I am looking for peace with the place I’m — and who I’m — in the present day.”
Morning Joe airs weekdays from 6-9 a.m. ET on MSNBC.