“Be strong, be kind.”
It’s a simple phrase. It can sound like an aphorism. But as we try to deal with the chaos around us, this type of mental loop can help direct our actions.
New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, ends her daily press briefings during COVID-19 with these words: “Be strong, be kind.”
We’re seeing a version of this message become a mantra in many parts of the world.
There’s not a lot we can say right now with certainty.
But we can say this with certainty.