What We Know a Year Later
After a year of being COVID-19-Evaders, here's what we know. It's going to be sometime before things are back to "normal." What does that feel like to you? Does it make you scared? Depressed? Anxious? What would acceptance feel like?
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." — Maya Angelou.
Hmmmmm. Maybe not what we want to hear, but true. We can't change the pandemic. We can't change the vaccine situation. We can't change the economy. But, we CAN change our attitude. We have control over this one thing. With patience and a realistic take on our situation, we can even thrive in these circumstances.
Many report they've never had such a close dependence on their immediate family, and they've come to know each other in a completely different way. Others have finally had the solitude or time to focus on more creative aspects of themselves and have found this time to be one of metamorphosis or even new business creation or growth. The majority of us have learned to be a bit more gentle with ourselves and take better care of our health.
“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger — but recognize the opportunity.” ― John F. Kennedy.
See your opportunity for growth. Find your peace and increase your joy.
We can do this!
Tracy Abraham, President of Nurture by Nature, PMA