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Humans need to constantly adapt to survive.
That might mean learning how to hone new skills, develop new tools, make our weapons sharper. We learned a lot from natural disasters — how to prepare for floods and fight fires.
The same can be said about how we adapt psychologically and mentally in times of crisis.
When tested, humans are pretty resilient, and each time they are faced with extraordinary circumstances, for the most part, it increases our mental fortitude. We create solutions in the moment and beyond to cope with our surroundings.
Last year, we took on new ways to battle boredom, feel productive, deal with social isolation, handle uncertainty. With that came self-care tools that will carry through into the years ahead.
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