It is said that change is the only constant in life, and we must strive to evolve and adapt to it.
The current scenario has compelled us to introspect and take stock in our lives so far, and how we need to adapt to be able to transition seamlessly into the new normal. Here's our pick of some of the top life lessons from the pandemic.
1. Follow your passion
In the midst of our busy lives that often revolve around home and work, our other interests and passions often take a backseat. But it's never too late to rediscover ourselves all over again through those pursuits. So, go ahead and learn to play the piano or how to bake a binge-worthy brownie without further ado!
2. Embrace technology
With the pandemic expected to last longer than we initially expected, the digital space has been thriving and businesses that have been able to leverage this wave are clearly a step ahead of others. So, going digital will no longer be an option, but the key to thriving in the coming times.
3. Strengthen your network
Even if the world were to function remotely, there is no replacement for human connections. The pandemic has taught us to focus our energies not only on building new networks, but also reviving dormant ties and strengthening existing relationships.
4. Learn new skills to fast track your career and expand your horizons
The current scenario has given us the much needed time to reflect on our goals and map our progress so far. It has also given us more clarity on areas for upskilling ourselves (hard skills as well as soft skills) to tap the opportunities in our way as well as carve new career paths in the new normal such as that of a homepreneur.
So why let Covid-19 pull down your spirits? Instead, see it as a catalyst that drives you to become a new and evolved version of yourself! We look forward to your suggestions in the comment section below.