Around the globe, the current pandemic has imposed a new reality that revolves around phrases like: self-isolating, social distancing measures, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), flattening the curve and underlying conditions.

An overwhelming new reality has emerged with people asking questions such as: Was I wearing gloves in the supermarket that day? Is this a normal sore throat? Did he/she cough next to me? Have we reached the peak? Is my child coping? Will I lose my job?

We are witnessing a dramatic change in people's behaviour in every aspect of our life. We are facing survival struggle questions that put an enormous amount of pressure on our daily life.


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Alazzeh, D. & Hassan, A. 2020, 'Maintaining positive mental health and navigating our coping modes during the COVID-19 lockdown', EAUC The Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education, April . Available at: https://research-portal.uws.ac.uk/en/publications/2f763665-75e6-4183-a87c-f72580972428

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