What science says about coping when a crisis drags on

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2021
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ANALYSIS

People often equate resilience with toughness. The steely core, an ability to rise above hardship, to bend in the wind, to stick it out, to grin and bear it.

It’s tempting to think the pandemic exposed a collective lack of toughness, manifested by jittery markets and sky high anxieties. But the response to the omicron variant is an indication of the inverse: The stock market stabilized quickly, Broadway shows chose to go on (at least for now), and our plexiglass fortresses remain modest. Over the past 22 months, we have learned to digest life-changing news...

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