What I Learned From Getting COVID

And why you shouldn’t listen to your neighbor.

Medical masks for COVID-19

Why tell this story?

As of writing this, there have been 107.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the globe and 2.5 million deaths.

  1. Where I’ve been reminded of things I once knew

Where I’ve changed my mind

Everyone thinks they’re an expert and almost no one is.

Person using social media on their smart phone

The death of expertise.

The CDC and health professionals have made some serious errors in their messaging and handling of this pandemic.

Taking time off to do nothing is vital for your well-being.

A kid playing chess
A kid playing chess

Where I’ve been reminded of things I once knew

No one is going to take care of your body for you. It’s up to you.

A man preparing to go for a run
A man preparing to go for a run

Having good health is a miracle. Treat it as so.

Conclusion

It’s always the unexpected, difficult moments that show us who we really are. You never know what will shift your perspective or when.

Obsessed with learning, growing, upping my value, and helping others do the same.

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