There’s no doubt, that the current times of self-isolation and job uncertainty has put enormous stress on many of us.
The whole world has been facing great challenges that won’t stop any time soon, and every one of us faces uncertainty about what lies ahead. How will the job market look like? Will many of us switch our offices to remote work for good? And when can we travel worry-free?
Since my job has been mostly connected to commodity investing, and there was a lot going on in oil and gold markets in the past few weeks, I’ve been one of those lucky ones who actually had more career opportunities lately and has been sought after as a specialist in my niche. And my books on commodity investing have been selling like crazy!
But of course, many things have changed for me as well. My frequent travels stopped abruptly and, since my apartment became a place I spend almost 100% of my time, I had to get used to a totally new routine.
As lockdowns are lifting, one by one, many of us are eager to get back to normal.
But “normal” isn’t what it used to be.
According to the survey I ran in the Good Life Community, only half of up-until-now frequent travelers will be comfortable enough to return to international travels this year, even if they are allowed to. We’re itchy to get out of the house, but the pandemic fears are far from over.
But getting back to normal took on a new, more individual dimension.
Lives and careers changed. Some of us lost our jobs or face the risk of being laid off, others have been working remotely for the first time in their lives – or for the first time for so long. No matter which scenario happened to you, you’ve probably felt the need to reinvent yourself somehow.
What’s the new normal you want to come back to?
If you want to make changes in your life, this may be the right moment.
Here’s what you can do: