Perhaps the biggest impact of the pandemic has been its emotional influence on our personal lives, especially of managing life in isolation. From not being able to see family, to working from home, to stopping activities we once enjoyed, our world has turned upside down. From the standpoint of resilience, what can we learn in order to overcome this ordeal, and perhaps even embrace it?
This lively panel brings together five women who bring unique insights and narratives to the conversation.
Discussion points included:
How do we make the most of lockdown for mental, physical and spiritual fulfillment, and remain purposeful and spirited in prolonged periods of isolation?
How do we contextualise these practices in our physical everyday lives, with grandparents and children?
What can be learnt from historical figures who have harnessed similar conditions to do great things?
What can be learned from the Māhābharata and Rāmāyana about tapasyā