COVID-19 and Unique Opportunities for Personal Growth

When the universe forces us to do things we’ve been meaning to do but kept putting off

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“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger — but recognize the opportunity.”― John F. Kennedy

“Sometimes you need a little crisis to get your adrenaline flowing and help you realize your potential.”
Jeannette Walls

Purpose/Productivity

1. Working on your passion project

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2. Learning to manage boredom

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3. Immerse yourself in a hobby

4. Resetting your morning routine (or any routine)

5. Developing Gratitude

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Health Habits

1. Drinking less alcohol

2. Eating better food

3. Developing a bodyweight workout routine you can do anywhere in 10 minutes or less

4. Learning to cook/bake

5. Fasting

6. Getting sunshine

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7. Eating and sleeping earlier

8. Establishing a meditation practice

Financial/Career

1. Working remotely

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2. Developing your side hustle

3. Cutting out the unnecessary

“Until we have begun to go without them, we fail to realize how unnecessary many things are. We’ve been using them not because we needed them but because we had them.” — Seneca

Relationships

1. Mending broken relationships

2. Assessing relationships/Breaking up with toxic relationships

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3. Establishing a family ritual

Getting your house in order

1. Fixing things/throwing things out

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Don’t survive, thrive

Tips for success

What will you choose?

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” — Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor and author.

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