Whether it’s for you, your family, or your company, create small rituals that help you get through your new normal. Pick a few things to look forward to, even if they are small—just make sure they are within your control and not subject to wild external forces.
During times of stress, everyone responds differently. Some of us laugh, some of us go into denial, some of us get agitated, some of us panic, some of us get to work. If you’re feeling a bit all over the place, I want to talk about how stress affects each of us differently and why these reactions are coming up.
Don’t forget to exhale through all of this. If you’re tired, scared, stressed, overworked, or feeling all the feelings, this episode is for every one of us. It’s a short method to help catch your breath, tap into your body, and exhale away some of the tension.
The coming few weeks are going to be tough. Potentially tougher than what we can imagine. Here’s a short list of things I journaled to myself — reminders for how to stay sane in the coming weeks and months.
On Wednesday this past week, my husband and I started feeling sick. The boys were both snotty, and we’d been watching the news—way too much, but you know. It’s hard to peel your eyes away. On Thursday we decided to keep everyone home, out of the abundance of caution. Here’s everything we are doing to prepare for coronavirus.
As Seth Godin would say, “This might not work.” I can make zero promises about whether this podcast will last, if it will work, and whether or not I’ll wake my children up while trying to record. I’m currently making this from a corner of my apartment while in quarantine with two children and a husband in New York City. Here’s a look at what life looks like right now.