You misunderstand — the article generalizes us because that’s what the entire world is doing right now. It doesn’t matter what you personally have been doing. You could have been living in a perfectly quarantined bubble and never once ventured past your own door for the last 5 months. But because you’re American, you’re going to be treated like our…
The flaw with this article, as with all self-help gurus, is it is based on the premise that all human bodies function inherently identically — thus the only difference between success and failure is the actions of the individual.
While this is motivating, and certainly helpful from that aspect, it is also utterly wrong.