The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a shock to the ‘system’, thrusting many of us into a spiral of worry and giving the permanence of change a whole new meaning. With 2020 ending soon, one of the big questions on everybody’s lips is: how might 2021 play out?
2020 has been a year like no other in living memory, as hardly any facets of our lives have been spared the effects of the worst public health crisis in decades. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our day-to-day, exposed our collective fragility and vastly heightened our sense of uncertainty. The paradigm change will no doubt have profound and long-lasting effects, including those that we cannot yet foresee.