The arrival of COVID-19 has thrown us into a life of uncertainty, fear and all of us are experiencing some degree of disruption. In such a scenario, we need to practice hygiene and social distancing to protect ourselves and our community from the viral threat. However, our time in isolation doesn’t have to be gloomy or boring at all. We can use this time apart from our daily lifestyle to improve or enrich ourselves, practising new habits for personal growth.
The current pandemic has disrupted our orderly lives and threatened our future. It has put familiar words like safety, security to question and has forced us into an unpredictable and unfamiliar situation. At this moment, COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat and has to be considered as such. However, at this time it is equally important for us to re-assess the wide range of unpleasant emotions including fear, worry, doubt, frustration, and anger that we are experiencing right now and make positive efforts to be helpful in this crisis.
What a difference a fortnight can make.
From thinking that India may have just escaped the virus to accepting that we may just be on the verge of stage 3 of the pandemic.
During my dream come true, awe inspiring visit to Robben Island in South Africa in the February of 2020, where Neslon Mandela was imprisoned for 18 of the 27 years, I realised that the soul is uncrushed, when the will-power of human is strong.