What to Do When the Future Feels Hopeless ARTHUR C. BROOKS

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

Humans like to feel optimistic about and in control of where their life is headed. The pandemic has made it very hard to feel that way.

You live in the future. So do I. We all do. It’s human nature. However, there are times—such as during a pandemic—when this nature makes us suffer.

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