Finding Purpose While Distancing at Home

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By Charlotte Hayes, Head of Diabetes, Wellness & Education at Team Novo Nordisk


Five months ago, most of us were looking forward to a new year, a new decade, and achieving meaningful goals in 2020.

According to plan, a few weeks into January, Team Novo Nordisk riders and staff came together for a Training Camp with a full-on schedule of training, performance testing, planning and preparation for the upcoming season. News of COVID-19 was already making its impact on the cycling world with the early-season racing calendar affected by race cancellations in Asia. The team was agile and quickly adapted to a revised racing calendar.

Six weeks later, the cloud of the pandemic had spread, now having a global effect, and everything we knew changed. Cycling and other sporting events were cancelled, businesses were shuttered, and borders were closed. Orders came to shelter in place leaving us wondering “What do I do now?”.

If you feel a bit overwhelmed by the magnitude of the COVID-19 situation we’ve collectively been challenged with, you’re not alone. Many people describe feelings of loss, sadness, uncertainty, anxiousness or fear. Though it’s important to …read more

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