The contagion is a catalyst. Here we are, taking time out. Looking at matters from one perspective, it might seem as if global systems are slowly but surely heading towards disaster.
Another way of perceiving the situation is that we have an opportunity to simply be ourselves.
Productivity is good, especially when it is generated after reflection. Is there any point in feeling guilty about slowing down?
Impatience with inactivity is probably linked to ego driven desires.
Who knows what will emerge from scaling tasks to fit the current mood and pace?