This pandemic is really tough. But we have the inner strength to get through it. If you doubt that, look to Finland. They know how to prevail through hard times, and they have a word for it: sisu.
“Sisu is a word that has been around for hundreds of years, so it’s very integral to the Finnish vocabulary and the Finnish cultural vertebrae,” said Emilia Lahti, who has pioneered research into a concept that many Finns see as a core element of their cultural identity.