In times like these, despair & depression seem to be constantly knocking on the door, asking if they can become roommates. The best way I’ve found to keep them at bay is to be of use to someone else; to recognise there’s always someone whose pain is greater, whose need is greater
After 9 months of buoyant consumer demand, I can see a weakness in demand emerging because of poor consumer sentiment due to the raging pandemic, inflation raising its head, medical expenses taking away part of the savings and with Covid hitting villages, rural demand is affected
Work from home is lonely in the best of times, and achingly tough in these ones. Chai breaks and office banter aren’t there to buffer bad news. Let’s call our colleagues - in random departments - more, for no reason, but just to connect. 5 mins, 1 call a day, goes a long way.