That’s how people in Afghanistan live all the time,” Dr. Mukhopadhyay said. “It’s an assumption that you have no idea how things are going to be tomorrow. And something terrible probably happened yesterday. As a result, she said, “People live in the moment.
This NY Times article – “What Will Our New Normal Feel Like? Hints Are Beginning to Emerge” – is a great summary of some of the ways our lives have changed – and will continue to be changed – because of the coronavirus pandemic. It touches on the negatives – the anxiety, depression, and logistical losses – as well as the positives – the uptick in altruism, the increased sense of resilience. Check it out!