Lessons Learned

  • What have I learned myself from the pandemic?
  • What have I learned from others?

What we learned


  • Do our part
  • Work as a team
  • Support each other
  • We are stronger together
  • We need connection

Life Management

  • Managing – self management
  • Managing the home and hearth
  • Stress is inflicted.
  • I learned how to bake. Not to depend on other people so much.
  • Going back to activities I enjoy helped manage stress
  • Learned to live with a lot less
  • Life doesn’t need to be busy
  • More creative with my cooking
  • Panic doesn’t change anything
  • Deep breath, count your blessings
  • You can accomplish something in multiple ways


  • Limitations are mental.
  • Courage, stepping out of the comfort zone.
  • Patience
  • My life is real.
  • Buddha’s security is an illusion.
  • Refound my passions because I had more time
  • I need  to protect the people I love
  • Lack of control (personally
  • Sometimes I was able to seize the opportunities, other times I felt trapped (ups and downs)
  • Vulnerability
  • My strengths were interpersonal – now I have to change, to be relevant
  • NO touch  /hugs – something is missing:  will this change society
  • Importance of being flexible
  • Open minded


  • We were not prepared
  • The world can turn upside down in an instant
  • No time to think through plans, they just happen

What I have learned from others

  • Perseverance
  • Support system
  • Respect
  • Patience
  • Learn to adapt
  • Being flexible
  • Listening
  • It is all relative
  • That I am not alone. Paradox.
  • How to listen better.
  • Gratefulness…..our country’s context.
  • Going through the same thing….online learning…hands to heart knowledge…shared learning
  • People don’t listen
  • People have very different opinions about what is safe
  • Learned a lot about my learning
  • People can adapt (resilience) but are also stubborn
  • Impressed by their ability to change, overcome fears / obstacles
  • Inspired by other
  • Being a student in other teachers’ lessons
  • We came together as a team.  – collaboration, willing to try, everyone has their own strengths
  • Open-minded
  • How to “zoom”
  • People practicing / trouble shooting /