Psychological tools from the ancient Stoics can help you endure the pandemic

You’re about to sit down to your sixth virtual meeting of the day when your toddler strolls into your makeshift home office. As you call to your partner for help, your son spills his juice all over your laptop. You hastily clean up the mess, sighing at the screen’s image of your wildly disordered hair. Soldering on, you force a smile and begin the meeting, only to find that your connection suddenly dropped. …

Bill Sullivan Jr

Bill Sullivan is the author of “Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are” (National Geographic Books).

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