The year 2020 presented us with unusual challenges. Familiar though we may be in dealing with a variety of disasters, natural and man-made, a pandemic was new to our generation. To a certain extent it resembles more familiar disasters in demanding solidarity and hard work, but we have also needed plenty of restraint and endurance.
If there is one thing we have learned from the pandemic that still engulfs the world, it is that we can change our habits, and quickly. In an emergency, we can turn our lives around; many workplaces that buzzed with life are now empty, and we have rid ourselves of a number of automatic habits.