The COVID-19 pandemic has achieved what wellness experts have been recommending for years—it has slowed life down. Amongst all the challenges, slowing down has allowed an unexpected upside: the development of positive habits that can help make life better in the long-term.
We’re spending more time in nature, devoting time to hobbies, sleeping more, and focusing on teamwork— both at work and home. We’ve been able to reevaluate our priorities, our wants vs. our needs, and the goals of our long-term strategy. Although there remains a lot of economic and social uncertainty, slowing down and refocusing can help us persevere.