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The Psychology of Our Pandemic Economy: Why It Matters

Fear and insecurities
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As the spread of COVID-19 progresses around the world, it is clear that this crisis is an immense physical health threat, as well as an equally daunting mental health challenge. In order to best understand the effect of this pandemic on our economy, it is crucial to grasp the psychological and emotional implications it carries.

The current global economy has a profound effect on everyone, regardless of background or resources. The very psychology of how we think about money has shifted in recent years. People are worried about surviving, whether they have enough money to live off of and whether or not their finances will last. The fear of having faded dollars and not being able to maintain a quality of life has left many individuals and families feeling unsure of their future. It is important that we take proactive steps to learn life skills to better manage our resources and build a strong financial foundation.

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Fear has invaded our daily lives

Fear and uncertainty are major components of the current economy. The public’s widespread anxiety and concern over the virus can significantly harm consumer confidence. This is demonstrated through people’s tendencies to avoid public places and travel, thus leading to a drop in spending. Likewise, the feeling of uneasiness and worry regarding the markets have also taken a toll, affecting investing, borrowing, and other economic activities. But there are also deeper, long-term effects caused by the pandemic. We can observe financial pressure and loss of jobs, along with a widening of the income gap and heightened digital surveillance. When all of this is taken into account, it is understandable to feel overwhelmed by this magnitude of change and powerless against it. Despite the fact that humans naturally prefer to seek out immediate rewards and outcomes, this pandemic requires that we tackle the complexity of the economy and acknowledge our emotional and nostalgic tendencies. The path towards economic resilience post-pandemic lies in creative solutions and collective action. By studying and examining the psychological implications of this virus, we can gain greater empathy and develop a better approach to our economic system. By understanding the impacts of this pandemic on our mental wellbeing, we can start to take steps to protect ourselves and our communities, such as saving and investing cautiously, forming healthier financial habits, and taking care of our physical and mental health. By facing the psychological impacts of this virus head-on, we can work towards building a better and more sustainable economy for the future.

Survival Mode

In this ever-changing economic climate, it’s important to remain mindful of the psychology that drives our survival instinct, as well as the economic forces that threaten our sense of security. With news of fading dollars, job losses, and unemployment at all-time highs, it’s understandable to feel anxious and worried. However, we must remember that knowledge and education can be our saving grace in times of distress. That being said, having the right life skills can also be a huge help. When dealing with fear and anxiety, take some time to look into ways to manage and understand your finances. A basic understanding of budgeting and credit score can help build a secure foundation to support you in times of trouble. Learning to recognize and distinguish between different financial products like stocks and bonds, and understanding how investing works can help you make sound financial decisions. Knowing how to read market signals, and being prepared to respond quickly to potential risks can be critical. Avoid overspending, while trying to stock up on essential items. Learn to grow a garden, use coupons, valve the fungal concept, use resources that are available, and help others who are unable to help themselves.

Money management is key when dealing with financial challenges. Being able to distinguish between a need and a want is the first step in budgeting and being mindful of our spending. Start tracking where your money is going each month, create a budget that reflects your spending and make sure to create an emergency fund in case something happens and you find yourself without resources.

Wisdom is investing in yourself

Investing in yourself by continuing to acquire knowledge and develop the skills that you need in times of uncertainty is key. Staying connected to other professionals, engaging with online communities and platforms that provide reliable resources can provide valuable insight on how to best respond to economic stressors. Finally, and most importantly, taking steps to maintain and develop your mental health is crucial. Reach out to loved ones, spend time in nature, take deep breaths, meditate and use other tools to support you.

Times can be tough, and these tips and tricks might seem daunting, but learning the skills to manage these financial worries is paramount in preparing for a better future. Keep your eye on the horizon and find comfort in the knowledge that life, and finances, are constantly changing and evolving.

Finally at the end of the day, know your not alone. These psychological effects have us all unsure of the economy. Not only is it scary, it is mentally effecting our ability to focus. Now is the time to plan ahead. Make small changes to secure your future. There is no promise for tomorrow. However, being more aware of the resources available to you, can bring clarity to the days ahead. Focus on positive strength, practice mindfulness, and the psychological results will follow.

Until our beautiful minds meet again, be safe out there. Many blessings and much love. Remember Everyday Minds Matter -Della 💞🦋

🌳Behavior Triggered by Others Actions

When you see your behavior as a reaction to other people’s actions, it can help you handle the situation differently. This is because it shifts your focus away from trying to control their behavior, which you have no power over. Instead, take time to think about what they might be doing with their behavior and what this means for you.

It’s important to remember that even though we may not always have control over another person’s actions, we do always have control over our own responses and behaviors. If someone else makes a decision that affects us negatively (for example by leaving us without adequate notice), then we need to let go of any expectations that they should behave differently in the future so that we don’t continue feeling upset about it or blaming them for how we feel now or in the future.


The next area of human behavior we examine is emotions. Emotions are the result of our thinking and experiences, but they can also be incredibly helpful in guiding us to make decisions that benefit us or others.

Emotions are a part of human behavior and can be positive or negative. They can help us make better decisions by helping us to see things from a different perspective and allow ourselves room for change as well as growth.

Thoughts, beliefs and assumptions

Your thoughts, beliefs and assumptions are the foundation for your behavior. You will want to be able to recognize when they are not helpful and change them so that you can be more effective in managing your behavior.

Some examples of a thought: “I’m going to lose my job.”

A belief: “If I get fired again it’s because I’m not good enough.”

An assumption: If I do not have a job then my family will suffer financially.

When we say something like “I am going to lose my job” we make an assumption based on what we think someone else might say if they were aware of our thoughts. We create this story about ourselves that often makes us feel powerless and out of control over the situation – which can lead us into feelings such as frustration or anger towards others (i.e., blaming).

Triggers behind your actions

Triggers are the reason behind your actions. They can be positive or negative.

The positive triggers are what pushes you to do things, such as when a friend asks you to go out to eat and you feel excited about it. The negative triggers are what makes you want to avoid doing things, such as when someone says they don’t want to hang out with you and it makes you feel sad or angry.

When identifying your triggers, ask yourself: “What led me here?” or “What was going through my mind at that time?” This will help determine what is causing these feelings so they can then be changed!

How can I change my trigger? If something happens that causes negative emotions in me (like feeling sad), maybe try talking about it with someone I trust instead of avoiding them like I usually do! That way we both get some support from the other person instead of just one person feeling bad about themselves because their plans have been cancelled due to their own behavior patterns!”


Commitment is the spark that lights the fire of change. The more a person is committed to an outcome, the more likely he or she will achieve it. If you want to make significant changes in your life, you need to make a significant commitment along with it.

You can’t expect one small leap forward after another to have any lasting impact on your life; however, if you are going big or going home (or both), these small leaps will add up over time and transform into something much bigger than they seem at first glance.

This applies not only to behavioral changes but also new habits as well—if you want your new habit of flossing every night at bedtime become ingrained in your routine (and ultimately part of who you are), then it’s time for some serious commitment action!

Commitments come in all sizes: some are smaller commitments like “I’m going go running tomorrow morning,” while others are larger commitments such as “I will lose 20 pounds by my 30th birthday.”

To change your behavior you must first understand it better.

The first step to changing your behavior is to understand it better. You must understand that behavior is a response to a trigger. It is not something that happens randomly or without reason, but rather it occurs because of some sort of stimulus in your environment or life. The second thing you must know before changing your behavior is that all positive changes start with motivation and commitment. If you are not willing to commit yourself fully and completely then nothing will ever change in any way shape or form!

Behavior and action, have thought us the triggers are caused by emotions, actions, and behavior. To make change its important to understand the reason of behavior. The more we understand the cause of behavior, known as the triggers, we are able to respond differently. Emotions can result to behaviors to others actions. Knowing how to stop poor behavior will reduce emotional response. Be committed to understanding triggers, so you can manage behavior and actions. Allowing the natural abilities to help reduce unpredictable actions..

Until our minds meet again. Be safe out there, blessings and much love. Remember, Everyday Mind’s Matter 🦋