How to Cultivate Resilience During the Pandemic

“I recommend people approach this with a sense of solidarity and an acknowledgment that this is a rapidly changing situation,” says Dana Rose Garfin, a psychologist who runs a lab studying resilience at UC Irvine. … “There are things in your environment you do have control over.” Garfin says. “Try and control the things that you can control.” … And above all: “Be gentle with yourself and others in terms of what their coping mechanisms might be,” Garfin says.