Pandemic brought out something positive for some people — resilience
While the pandemic has been a time marked by stress, grief and hardship for many Americans, some have also experienced a surprising outcome: a sense of resilience.
Out of the challenges of navigating a disorienting new world came a shift in perspective and priorities. They made decisions and formed healthy habits that could shape their lives for the better.
While a pandemic might seem like an unusual catalyst for inspiring positive life changes, experts say it’s typical to see a range of responses to a collective trauma.
In some individuals, the toll of the past year led to worsening mental health. But research indicates others may emerge more resilient…
A Disaster Expert Says These 6 Steps Could Help The World Recover From The Pandemic
Over 3.5 million dead and counting. Long-term health problems, livelihoods destroyed and a long way yet to go. This is the age of COVID-19.
Was it simply a natural disaster, part of living in a fast-paced, globalized world? Or can we identify preventable mistakes?
The key is the term “natural disaster”: it’s a misnomer.
Disasters occur due to societal failures, not nature. Those with power and resources force others into vulnerable locations, difficult living conditions and inadequate livelihoods, with few choices to change their situations. This point has been explained and analyzed for decades…