Feb 8, 2022
As the Covid-19 pandemic drags on, Americans are feeling the burden of the new normal. According to this survey, most U.S. adults (53%) claim that the stress and worry associated with the pandemic have negatively affected their mental health. This burden is only compounded by the return to school, with many Americans still disagreeing about the best approach to education during a pandemic.
At a time when bad news is everywhere, we need to keep our heads held high. Of course, most Americans know that perseverance is a valuable currency nowadays, but there is perhaps an even more valuable one: curiosity. I believe that those who are curious are much, much more likely to survive and thrive in the months to come.
Those who are currently out of work — and there are millions of them — need to keep chugging along. Remember: This was never the original plan. Two years ago, we could not have foreseen social distancing and self-isolation becoming the norm, affecting employees and job seekers alike.
The article read in this episode originally appeared on the Forbes Agency Council CommunityVoice™ in August 2020.
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