Answer the Pragmatic Optimism Questions.
Question: Will this last forever?
Answer: No. Nothing about this situation will last forever—not the shortage of vital equipment, not the number of people becoming infected, not the anxiety or fear.
Question: Will this really impact everything that is important to me?
Answer: No. When this is over, the things that are really important to me will be there.
Question: Today, how can I use my experience and skills to focus my motivation and make this just a little bit better?