Crises can define us

Our choices often better describe us than our beliefs and thoughts. What we do is the ultimate either inspiration or the opposite to those around us. Especially in situations where there is less than enough for everybody, if the first takes it all

When acting in the face of challenges we show who we are

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned into a bit of a test for many of us. Will we act for the benefits of all, or secure our own personal thrive first without thinking of the needs of others

It is amazing to see how much people can help each other in tough times, and often we are learning it better than in the best of times, when nobody have to think about anybody but themselves.

Thinking about the needs of others and being able to help is something that in strange ways makes us much richer, than the opposite.

Drawing up two people shopping for toilet paper. upper drawing one takes all. vs. he offers her the last product Psychology illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Crises can be a challenge that ends up defining us, either in the worst or the best ways. Depending on what we choose to do…

Keywords: resources, toiletpaper, psychology, hoarding, fear, sharing, covid-19, hunger, needs, society, community, museum of psychology illustration

About Museum of Psychology – Visualizing psychology
We understand reality at least through a combination of impressions, metaphors, images, stories and experiences. But also through our dreams, understandings, feelings, music, walk of life, directions, expectations, relations… and much more.

Much of this have in common that we can somehow sketch up maps and drawings of these places, trails and situations. Here on Museum of Psychology I (Frits Ahlefeldt) am drawing up a slowly growing map of our many landscapes of understanding.

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