Bouncing Back After COVID-19

The BC Area

COVID-19 took a toll on millions worldwide and fueled a lot of pessimism, uncertainty, anxiety, stress, and suffering. When this cloud of uncertainty rolled in, it started to prompt some to think that maybe things would never get better. But researchers want to remind us that we are more resilient than we might think.

A study from the University of British Columbia last year found that more than 60 percent of respondents experienced some adverse impact with regard to their mental and physical well-being, because of COVID-19. But according to one UBC psych professor, he thinks we might bounce back quicker than expected. Citing China as an example, they’re seeing pre-COVID-19 activity levels after dealing with the pandemic for so long.

People want to get back to the old ways of socializing

They want to go to live music events again, they want to go shopping, to get out…

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