pandemic

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Halfway to next

What comes next will be different, not a return to a pre-pandemic time. Prepare for what's next rather than a return.

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Open to improving conditions

It will get worse before better, and today's stats don't reflect today's actions. Change takes time.

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Gradual returns

The return will be far more gradual and it will be harder to discern what's yet to return versus the enduring shifts.

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Persistent changes

Major shifts have occurred this year. Current conditions will not last as persistent shifts take hold.

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Through all this

The current challenges will subside, and new problems will arise. Keep moving through this all.

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Emphasize values

Personal values matter, especially during challenging times. Find ways to emphasize values within the given structure and confines.

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Finding good in the challenge

Find the good aspects that won't come back. Recognize the challenge is the only way forward.

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Develop a better reality

Reality doesn't just happen to us. Many aspects are not controllable in the near term. Adjustments can be made to create and develop a better reality, rather than succumbing to setbacks.

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Operate within constraints

Accept the given circumstances. Recognize the fallacies and limitations. Then operate as best as possible within those constraints. It's no longer possible, nor prudent to work to control elements outside the given constraints.

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Adaptable routines

Create routines that can be easily adapted to keep some level of normalcy and productivity.

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