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It's not the end of the world, but it's certainly the end of what we once knew as normal. There's a shift occurring and it's happening quickly. Adapting to the new norm is the only way to come out of this crisis with a level head. Everyone is feeling the impact of COVID-19 and in order to sustain the lifestyles we once enjoyed, major adjustments are necessary to survive.

The largest priority of everyone is their safety. With safety measures in place, such as shelter-in- place and social distancing, it’s forcing people to change the way they run their businesses and go about daily activities.

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the way we operate as a society. In a digitally advanced era, it's taught us we have to take advantage of the tools we are equipped with and make it work. Executing a strategy that can prevail thru unforeseeable times is the one thing that matters at this point.

Even once some of us are able to resume going back to work, eating out, traveling, etc., some people will never go back to the lives they were used to. This is due to the fact that we are being forced to adapt to new social constructs that are effective in prevailing through a crisis. This is a time to look towards the future and create a plan. What we once were familiar with is a thing of the past.

Here are six reasons why I believe what we once knew as normal will never be the same again: