Getting Through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Our Ancestors and Our Experiences

Sand sculpture of Bubonic plague. Bouke Atema, istock.com

How do we get through the COVID-19 pandemic? Lately, I’ve been compelled to read stories about how others have survived something. The circumstances are less important to me than how they got through — how they responded to and managed unexpected and uncontrollable adversity. Did survivors of other pandemics, wars, or adverse childhood…