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In 2020 some Coach4aday posts will feature lessons learned by completing, planning, and experiencing 30 day challenges. The challenges include physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional.
I view myself as positive and upbeat. I also prescribe to the theory that problems can teach us many LESSONS.
I love to read biographies because every one I have ever read discusses some type of problem or issue that was overcome. That becomes a LESSON for me.
On March 11th I made the decision that the pandemic was real and I was going to tightly restrict my social interaction and travel. I have to say that LESSONS learned from what I read about the 1918 pandemic educated me.
Last week I came across a fascinating article on what LESSON we can learn from Denver CO and its reaction to the 1918 pandemic. There is something for all of us to think about when we read the story.
The article is titled “Lessons from the 1918 pandemic: A U.S. city’s past may hold clues”
The article was written by Martin LaMonica
Martin points out that the deadliest public health event in recorded history was the pandemic of 1918. He points out that Denver CO was a city that took immediate action by closing schools, churches, and places of public amusement. Yet in two weeks the citizens got restless and demanded things return to normal. Elected officials succumbed to the pressure and a massive surge in new cases hit Denver hard and fast.
Is there a LESSON that Denver tried to teach us 102 years ago? Read the article and draw your own conclusion.