THE POSITIVE TRAVEL LESSONS WE HAVE LEARNT IN LOCKDOWN
Over the past few months, we’ve learned to live in a post-travel world, relying on nothing but our immediate surroundings for stimulation, adventure, and exploration.
But with many countries tentatively reopening borders, businesses around the world carefully beginning to trade again.Will travel soon return to business as usual? Or, more importantly, should it?
As our time in lockdown caused us to reflect on the privileges? Looking at it from another angle, COVID-19 has not only shifted business trends, but also consumer priorities and the entire marketing landscape. we once took for granted, and wonder if it’s time to make some changes?
Isolation, social distancing, and being with our families can be good for the soul, but when it’s forced on us it can feel claustrophobic and challenging. As we rush out the door when the restrictions are lifted, it’s vital we question just how necessary traveling is both for our own wellbeing and that of the planet.
Being out and about, feeling the fresh air, you’ll want to think of the future. But as you enjoy your freedom it’s worth considering that recent experiences may well shape that future. We’ve all learned a lot. Take some time to consider these 5 ‘Lockdown Lessons’ we have talked about.
- FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE REALLY IMPORTANT
Human beings do not thrive alone. We need our family and friends as pillars of support, especially in difficult times. Having a strong network of supportive family and friends helps enhance our mental well-being. When the COVID-19 was on the hit most of us placed importance on the family by checking ourselves via WhatsApp, zoom call.
- TECHNOLOGY IS NOT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ALONE.
- READING IS DOING SOMETHING, NOT DOING NOTHING
- EVERY DAY COUNTS
- WE’VE LEARNED THAT GIVING IS GOOD
At this time, giving was more important than you could imagine. According to research giving evokes gratitude and also contagious. If we’ve been taking things for granted, we’ve also learned that it’s good when we’re giving.
What lesson have you learned? Drop your comments in the section below.