Our survey statistics only ever told half a story. The rest of that story lies here. 12 voices, 12 real people.
A collection of stories describing the ups and downs of this pandemic. But mostly these are tales of resilience, and the coping skills that see us get through some of our darkest moments.
At times heartbreaking but often heartwarming, this is recommended reading for anyone managing a team, in human resources, or working in mental health or wellness.
What our readers are saying
“Thanks for sending this very thought provoking case study through, I found it an intriguing read. I can’t believe what some people have gone through already. I trust that they all can overcome their various challenges but it has no doubt in my mind as to the profound lasting impacts to peoples lives”, Craig.
“I was very very moved by the stories of the other contributors. Just wow! It highlighted even more to me the long lasting effects of this virus in every way possible. I think, hope, this stimulates a lot of discussion and investigation into the impact of this time on everyone and how to best deal with it”, Lida.
“A thoroughly interesting study and stories. Firstly, my condolences to Penny and Lida, and to all the other contributors who have had personal struggles, thank you for sharing – there were many “shares” that I could relate to and resonate with. This has certainly been an emotional and stressful time in our lifetime”, Fiona.
“Good to read about others and what everyone else is going through. What a damn struggle! But, everyday is a new journey and we just need to work through it!”, James.