But what happens now? COVID vaccines are being distributed, and everyone is excited to travel and party once all of this is over. Air travel is expected to increase, along with travel in general.
The following January, I received my acceptance to UNC-Chapel Hill. Everything was falling into place, just like I promised my mom. Less than a week before my acceptance, the first case of the novel coronavirus was reported in the United States.
With no customers and no other means of staying afloat, many well-established community businesses had no other option than permanent closure. People were losing their jobs and struggling with deteriorating mental health. While so many businesses and people were facing bleak prospects for the future, one industry was doing its best to spread joy and positivity: dog adoption.
It is no secret that Zendaya is an enigma in Hollywood. Fresh off of an Emmy win from this September, where she snagged the award for best lead actress in a drama series as Rue in the hit HBO show “Euphoria,” she has become not only a leader but a voice for positive change in her industry. But since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, many have been left wondering when they will see her on-screen again.
We all want to fit into a mold. Surely, we display our individuality with the pieces we choose to wear, but no one can deny that trends, potential compliments and self-esteem influence our style. The concept of self-esteem, however, has dramatically shifted since the start of quarantine.
But with time, we gave into the chaotic nature of life during COVID-19. By doing so we opened ourselves to the facets of life that get lost when we move at such a fast pace we can barely keep our feet beneath us.
Every generation has one. For my parents, it was when the twin towers fell; for many grandparents, it was when President Kennedy was assassinated. The moment I learned of the …
BaLENS is a column written by Jerry Yan about wellness, self-care and positivity. The name consists of “balance” and “lens,” meaning finding your life balance through the lens of life. …