In times of crisis, we initially focus on fear and worry.
The same is true for me. My recent sleeping habits sometimes tell me that I'm more anxious than my head leads me to believe.
But it's helpful to remind ourselves that we are not helpless, remaining victim to what "the market" offers us.
In the beginning of the COVID crisis, the dominant, and correct, response was retraction and playing defense. Being cautious. Cutting back. Protecting what we could hold on to.
As the pandemic drags on, perhaps with a reduction in "normal activities" persisting through mid-2021, it's time to start thinking about being more proactive. Playing offense. Taking calculated risks. Considering where the "puck will be," and skating in that direction.