In this installment of “Dear Guy,” TED’s advice column from psychologist Guy Winch, he writes about how we can help other people — and still maintain our own well-being — during this pandemic.

Disasters and crises bring out the best in us. This simple fact is confirmed by more solid evidence than almost any other scientific insight, but we often forget. Now more than ever, in the middle of a pandemic, it’s crucial to remember this, says historian Rutger Bregman.