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Staying Optimistic During the Pandemic

How to thrive in uncertainty

Happier Living
Allison Task

Allison Task

Certified career & life coach

Staying Optimistic During the Pandemic
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Overview

There’s nothing like a pandemic to derail your plans. Whether you’re seeking direction in your professional or personal life, Allison Task’s advice will help you maintain a positive outlook during stressful times. Tune in for ways to process grief, seek relief, and realign your emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


What You'll Learn 

  • How to apply theories of grief to your 2020 woes 
  • Ways to navigate the unique stressors of a pandemic 
  • Tips for plowing forward through uncertain times


Course Outline

1. Pandemic Baseline Reset 
Learn to reevaluate your needs and set new goals. 

2. Processing the Pandemic: Grief, Grace & Growth
Use the Kübler-Ross and Kessler models to process your grief.

3. Planning Your Pandemic Summer
Acquire tools to help you plan summertime activities during a pandemic.

4. 5 Unorthodox Tools for Relief
Learn to release tension built up from pandemic-related anxieties.

5. SNAFU vs. FUBAR
Discover whether today’s world is truly beyond repair.

6. Control & Mastery 
During a Time of Ambiguity
Explore ways to feel accomplished during lockdown.

7. Seven Ideas for Coping With Uncertainty
Hear what the Greater Good Science Center had to say about mental health.

8. Pandemic Purpose: Prune the Tree, Drop the Rock
Learn to embrace ambiguity and invite change into your life.

9. Moving in a Pandemic (Part 1 of 3)
Get a glimpse into Allison Task’s experience with downsizing her home.

10. Moving in a Pandemic (Part 2 of 3)
Hear how Task and her family navigated this transitional phase.

11. Moving in a Pandemic (Part 3 of 3)
Find out what Task learned after moving into a new home in 2020.

12. Pandemic Realignment
Reconfigure your expectations based on this year’s epic curveballs.

Episodes

12 Episodes

1. Pandemic Baseline Reset

18min

Learn to reevaluate your needs and set goals during times of increasing uncertainty.

2. Processing the Pandemic: Grief, Grace & Growth

15min

Using the Kübler-Ross and Kessler models, learn to process the grief that comes along with the COVID-19 crisis.

3. Planning Your Pandemic Summer

16min

Acquire two new tools to help you plan summertime activities during a pandemic: John Doerr’s OKR goal-setting method, and Allison Task’s very own Whole Life Model.

4. 5 Unorthodox Tools for Relief

13min

Listen and learn how to release tension built up from months of terrifying headlines and pandemic-related anxieties.

5. SNAFU vs. FUBAR

13min

Discover whether the state of the world today is repairable, or if everything is truly f*cked up beyond any repair.

6. Control & Mastery In a Time of Ambiguity

12min

Explore the concepts of control and mastery, and find out how to feel accomplished during lockdown.

7. Seven Ideas for Coping With Uncertainty

19min

Hear what the Greater Good Science Center had to say about mental health six months into the pandemic.

8. Pandemic Purpose: Prune The Tree, Drop The Rock

14min

Level up and face the pandemic head-on as you learn to embrace ambiguity and invite change into your life.

9. Moving in a Pandemic (Part 1 of 3)

14min

Get a glimpse into Allison Task’s own experience with choosing to downsize her family’s home during the pandemic.

10. Selling Your House During A Pandemic: The Transition (Part 2 of 3)

15min

Hear how Task and her family navigated the transitional phase of being in between homes during a global crisis.

11. Moving In A Pandemic: Move Complete! (Part 3 of 3)

21min

Find out what Task learned after completely moving her family of five into a new home in 2020.

12. Pandemic Realignment

17min

Reconfigure your expectations for what's to come in life based on the epic curveballs 2020 threw your way.

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