This has been a wearying time for so many of us. Nobody is unaffected by this pandemic. And we can’t even point to an end to the crisis. Take a guess, and your guess is probably as good as any other.
What do we do? Everything seems to be upside-down, inside-out, and topsy-turvy. It’s hard to figure out what happens next and what to do next.
Which means that some people are beginning to feel hopeless.
Early in my career, as a hospital chaplain, I saw what happens when people have hope… and when they lose hope. But I didn’t really have any way to help people who were hitting hopelessness. I just saw the damage.
Thanks to other researchers, I am more clear about how we can build and hold hope, even in tough times. If you can’t hold it in tough times, it just needs some boosting, and some knowledge.
Let’s talk about hope, tough times, and the Hope Formula. Listen below.