What Survival Experts Say About Quarantine Baking

It’s all about competence, confidence, and control

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It’s not really about being able to build a fire or carry a heavy pack over long distances, it’s a general feeling of competence that imbues you with a sense of confidence.

When the only evidence that the sacrifices we’re making through social distancing are working is that nothing happens, it makes sense that so many of us would yearn for a more tangible outcome from our efforts.

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental

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