We did better! Yay for us!
I love Introvert, Dear ….the website that praises me daily for being the exact way I am.
Here’s some cool science that explains why INTROVERTS WON THE PANDEMIC!! Woo hoo!
Science April 23, 2021
Introverts Had an Advantage During COVID-19, Study Finds
Introversion provided a buffer for dealing with a major life stressor, and even allowed people to come through it “better” than before.
In the spring 2020 semester at the University of Vermont, a group of researchers and doctors began a study on nearly 500 first-year college students to obtain data on wellness activities and mental health. Then COVID-19 hit and the campus went remote.
As you might have guessed, the study didn’t go as planned, but what came out of it were some surprising findings about how personality affects resilience and well-being. Every day, the students in the study used a phone app to rate their moods and stress levels, as well as any wellness activities they did (like exercise, mindfulness, and sleep).(more…)