12 crucial pandemic life lessons we should never forget

We need to hang on to these essential life lessons even when we start moving forward and go back to whatever new normal awaits us.

We as humans need to not only stay safe and sane during this time (and please do, work to relieve stress and practice self-care please), but we also need to take this wakeup call and learn from it. We CANNOT keep going as we were. It’s not sustainable.

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An opportunity to work on our interpersonal relationships, let go of past issues, forgive each other, make new memories and get creative with how we are spending our time together.

Prioritizing our relationships with family and friends

Take steps now to redefine your view of fitness and health. Think of food like it’s medicine and use it to work for you and keep you fit. Pay attention to your activity and movement.

The importance of health and wellness

Let’s start respecting the ground we live on and take care of it because by doing so, we will extend our ability to live in it, and we’ll make life better for ourselves.

Decreasing pollution benefits us and the planet

Let’s reconfigure how we treat our hard-earned dollars and go forward spending wisely and showing more respect for our money.

We really don’t need to spend as much as we usually do

You should have about 3-6 months’ worth of living expenses put away, and it should be untouched except for in an emergency.

We need to have an emergency fund

We all should have an idea of what else we could do with our skills; or what areas we’d be willing to learn so that if we’re forced to, we can pivot.

Career back-up plans are important

Find trustworthy news outlets to understand the facts, trust the experts who are doing their best and working tirelessly to bring you updates and most importantly, take a break from your phones.

Social media exaggerates

Our teachers are some of the most essential people in our society. They really work hard and deserve so much more respect and money than they currently get.

Our teachers are so so important

We all know that life is short; let’s wake up from this and try to really enjoy life and make every moment count.

We need to slow down

Mental health is an integral part of our health and needs to be continuously addressed, just like our physical health is. It’s not taboo. It’s real, and it’s normal.

Mental health is important