Existential crisis takes over every now and then. Despite that the crisis word has negative connotations, it doesn’t have to be. Existential crisis refers merely to the questioning state of being, which at times may be exactly what is needed.
I was just going through my journals and it’s not uncommon to have such crisis during the spring for me. Mostly this is great time for reflection and then taking action based on that reflection.
Victor Frankl suggests the point is not to try to answer the question about meaning of life with words, but with actions: our life is our response.
Another thing about crisis personal or collective is that we should use it to make lasting decisions and changes: to leverage that.