You have permission to not be on a diet right now (and forever after this is over).
I’m used to working from home a couple days a week, but this feels different for me too. Because it's not really "working from home." It's being at home while big global events are happening and it's not safe to do things you normally do...and trying to do your normal work.
Imagine if everyone found a tiny bit of peace for themselves and then sent it onward.
It’s annoying, it’s frustrating, it's even understandable. Staying at home when you want to is one thing, but being made to do it makes you feel stressed and, well, isolated. But let's be totally clear: it’s dangerous.
I’m in Ohio, and we’re pretty much shut down. School’s out, people are working from home, and it’s stressful. To minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus and flatten the curve, we’re supposed to isolate ourselves as much as possible from other people. Luckily, we live in the age of the internet, which means we … Continue reading Easy Ways to Check In With Your Friends
It’s a scary time in the world right now. The experts advise us to stay inside, self-isolate, in order to protect others from the spread of COVID-19. But we are social creatures, and even as someone who loves to stay home, I am feeling like I’m in the early scenes of a movie where shit … Continue reading Social Isolation Doesn’t Have to Be Monotonous
Obviously, big things are happening right now. We're in the midst of a global health crisis. People are scared. Lives have changed in big ways, but they've also changed in small ways. Sometimes the small things feel weirder than the big things. I'm now in my third week of working from home full time. I … Continue reading Tiny Ways My Life Has Changed During COVID-19 Isolation
When Coronavirus made it to the United States, I worried about my dad. He’s a lifelong smoker over 60. But I haven’t checked on him, because my sister and I haven’t spoken to him in over a year. That time has been uneventful, besides us each getting a message from him on Thanksgiving. I thought … Continue reading Staying Estranged in a Global Pandemic