With a whole generation suffering from what academics are calling “Post-COVID Stress Disorder,” heeding the traumatic lessons from the past may help us in the future.
Terry Waite and John McCarthy were hostages subject to confinement and dehumanizing barbarity. While our situation is nowhere near that, their coping strategies can make it a little easier.
As part of my house arrest, I spent five months in isolation. But this time around, I see nothing but positivity and opportunity.
With all of us thrust indoors, maintaining our sanity during isolation should now be our focus. Here’s how to not go cuckoo.