Updated: Sep 20, 2020

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic is a unique and unprecedented event in modern history. It’s no wonder at all that everyone — from governments to businesses to individuals — have been largely unsure of how to deal with it and its repercussions. For this reason, we all learned to take it one day at a time in lockdown, and we are continuing to do so as we ease into life post-quarantine. And no doubt, along the way, we were able to pick up some valuable lessons that not only helped us cope with the situation but also helped us make necessary life changes in response to it — many of which are bound to serve us in the new normal. Here are some of the best ones to keep in mind.

Breathing New Life Into Your Work Life

Without a question, one of the most serious problems brought on by the pandemic was economic in nature. In fact, it wasn’t rare to hear of companies of varying sizes closing shop, as well as people losing their jobs seemingly in the blink of an eye. And if you found yourself in this situation at some point during the pandemic, it can be all too easy to feel helpless at the situation. But the fact is, you are far from helpless, and by taking a step back to look at the bigger picture, you may also find that such an upheaval also brings with it opportunities. Consulting with a life coach can help put things in perspective. Dr. Ally’s expert coaching can guide you to take control of the present so you can follow your passions and shape a more positive future for yourself.

If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of exploring a new career, as well as a new way of working that offers you better work-life balance, this can be a truly opportune time to explore online remote work. In fact, it’s easy enough to find remote work in varying fields like accounting, web design, writing, marketing, sales, and countless others through online freelance job boards.