It's fair to say the Coronavirus pandemic has been life-changing. Nobody thought the economy could be closed down like it was, and so many people would be affected. The disruption to our lives has been difficult but also necessary. We have had to adapt quite significantly. Some of the changes, though necessary, have also been positive and will probably continue long after the crisis ends.
Wearing A Facemask At first, most people rejected the idea of wearing a facemask. It felt controlling and unnecessary. But then the virus became worse, and the government brought in laws and restrictions. On top of this, it just made sense to wear a face-covering to protect ourselves and others from the deadly virus. The more we wear a facemask, the more normal it has become. Now, we don't even think twice about putting one on before going to the shops, and many of us have even personalized them. Since it's so common in some places to wear masks generally, perhaps the trend will continue.
It was always common in the past to wash your hands regularly, in the morning and evening, and before you ate anything. But this culture has only died away over recent decades, perhaps because of fast-food culture or complacency. Now the global pandemic has reintroduced the habit of regularly washing our hands for at least 20 seconds and reminded us that handwashing is an important and sanitary practice to keep us from catching germs.
When the world began to close its doors in March 2020, many people were uncertain about the future. All of a sudden, we had to live at home for 24/7. That meant working from home, too, and exercising. If you had asked us to do that for no reason, we might have argued it was impossible, but because of the pandemic, we somehow managed to adapt. Now, all our exercise routines are in the house or local, just like Vauxhall Near Me. We have become familiar with these routines and are unlikely to give them up.
The covid pandemic has changed the world quickly and significantly. It has made us rethink our previous lifestyles and wonder if we could do more to protect the planet and support our local shops. The idea of staycations is not such a strange one, and when we stop to think about it, there is so much to see and do in your home counties that we haven't explored already. Even when the economy recovers and countries become safe and easy to travel to again, chances are more people will choose to stay at home.
Working From Home
For some people, the idea of working from home was a dream before the pandemic happened. They imagined waking up an hour later and starting work in their pajamas. It was not possible to even try working from home for many people then, but since the covid pandemic, there has been no other option. What people and companies are discovering is that the reality of working from home is a lot like the dream, and if given the choice, they will probably opt to stay.
A Travel, beauty and lifestyle blog with the occasional afternoon tea by Angelina Belle
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