Lessons Learned From The Covid-19 Crisis

The Covid-19 crisis of 2020 has made every individual on the planet consider their priorities and reassess their lives. While your lucrative salary, your swanky set of wheels on your driveway, and your five star vacation every summer were important to you prior to 2020, you are now more concerned about the health of your nearest and dearest, spending quality time with your family, and achieving job satisfaction. We have all learned lessons from the Covid-19 crisis. Read onto find out what they are.

Helping Others

We have grown in our tolerance levels more than ever before. The killing of George Floyd during the coronavirus pandemic meant that all eyes were on the inequality and injustice that runs rife throughout the United States. Black Lives Matter became more prominent than ever before and people were more inclined to actively sympathize with the efforts of the black community.

On a more general note, we wanted to help people more. Being able to donate to charities that help the homeless at Uncommon Giving has meant that there were virtually no homeless people for a short while as they were given accommodation in hotels that were shut due to lockdowns. This quest for helping others now continues with the need for food banks as the economic crisis hits post Covid-19.

Health

Losing weight is often seen as one of those resolutions that we all have at the beginning of a year, which slowly dwindles as February hits. However, as we understand more about coronavirus, we want to get ourselves as fit as possible should we contract it. Those individuals that are obese, smoke, or live sedentary lifestyles can suffer more serious symptoms should they contract the virus. It’s more crucial than ever to be active, get outdoors, and venture into nature. The natural light can boost Vitamin D levels which has been proven to help combat Covid-19. Go for a walk, head to the park, and take a cycle ride every so often to stay active. Eat a nutritious diet, banish the sugary snacks, and swap the fatty foods for leaner meats to shift the pounds and stay fit and healthy.

Fulfillment

Many people slipped into their careers after college by fault rather than by design. While you have coped with an overbearing boss and long hours for the past decade, you might be less inclined to do so now that Covid-19 has shone a lot onto what is important in life. Think about swapping careers, starting your own business, and doing something you love in an effort to earn a wage for eight hours a day, forty hours a week. Life is too short and you need to enjoy what you do. Think about what it is that you are skilled at and tap into these passions. If you love tapping into your creative side, consider garden design, interior decor, and tee shirt maker as a new profession.

Coronavirus has hit hard. As we adjust to a new normal, we need to learn the lessons of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Earle Dutton

Earle Dutton

Earle Dutton is the Chief Blogger and Editor of Equality365.com. He founded Equality365.com in 2013 to provide information about LGBTQ friendly events of interest, and to support LGBTQ entertainers and supportive artists who visit our community. Earle is a successful businessman in the Pacific Northwest with a long history of support for and involvement in, the Northwest LGBTQ community. His personal interests include: music, theater, pets, culinary arts and technology.

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