The amount of money the Government is giving to support our country during this pandemic is phenomenal! The Coronavirus has rocked our economy, and I don’t think I’ll ever experience something like this again in my lifetime. How will we repay the millions of dollars that are available to us during this time?
The measures in place to get on top of this pandemic are unbelievable. Whoever thought it would be against the law to walk outside in groups or go and visit a friend? It’s devastating to see hundreds of thousands of Australians lose their jobs, not to mention the many businesses who’ve closed their doors. Who knows how long it will take for all of us to get back on our feet.
My kids won’t believe me when I will tell them
When my two little ones grow up, I doubt they’ll believe me when I explain to them that I wasn’t able to buy toilet paper for three weeks or that McDonald’s sold milk and bread through their drive-through windows or that it was normal to see people wearing face masks in public.
I’m sure there will be even more unbelievable things that I could add here as time goes by.
How on earth in this day and age can a virus spread so quickly and have such an impact? Surely the world should have measures and resources in place to combat something like this? Is there going to be a case against the Coronavirus’s place of origin in regards to any neglect caused to the rest of the world – I guess only time will tell.
Besides the utter disbelief, there have been some fantastic stories of support such as distilleries and high-end fashion brands turning into hand sanitiser manufacturing plants. Companies such as Tesla manufacturing ventilators and distributing them to those who need them the most. A bulk of industries have come together, putting their fees on hold. This helps alleviate some of the financial pressures. But is all this going to be enough?
Please make the most of it!
Despite most of us being in lockdown mode, it’s still possible to focus on some of the positives. For example, it’s such a special moment to be able to spend so much time together indoors as a family. I know it’s tough and there is some severe claustrophobia, but it’s nice to have a family to lean on for support.
Besides the extra time with loved ones at home, it’s also an opportunity to get back to something you never had time to do before. I’m using the time to get back into painting. I can’t wait to show off my new masterpiece once done. I’m also hoping to continue some of my Tony Robbins audiobooks.
There’s also time to look after yourself. There’s plenty of free (and paid) online resources to get in the best shape of your life! I’ve signed up to Les Mills and bought some new fitness equipment (I just read that Bunnings is now selling fitness equipment!).
I’m confident in the support we’re getting from the Government and feel that Australians are doing the right thing. We will get through this, and it’s times like this that I remind myself just how lucky and fortunate I am to live in a first-world country.