Do something fun! Draw, play a game, fix a puzzle, play a game with friends on Zoom or Skype. Dice games are easy to play online because you don’t have to worry about having the same deck of cards. Play Scrabble with friends or Phase 10 by connecting your phones. There are lots of ways to play without being face-to-face.
People are skyping, zooming, and face-timing more. Twitter is LIT! Facebook is humming! I’m personally staying off them as much as I can because it’s easy to get sucked into the vortex, and I want to control my emotions instead of them controlling me. I look for positive stories. Manufacturers are offering to build hospital beds, laid off costumers and seamstresses are sewing PPE for hospitals, healthy people are grocery shopping for others and leaving bags and boxes on stoops so others don’t have to go out.
And I fit in where I can. I’m better on the internet. My Bite-Sized Meditations are created with the intent to help people pause for a few minutes each day to intentionally rest their minds and bodies. Just pausing to breathe correctly for a few minutes can reduce your blood pressure, give your adrenal glands a rest, and let your emotions flow without fighting them. It can be a sweet release. And when it becomes a habit, your body enters that state more quickly.And for people ready to use their isolation to get some heavy-duty studying on, my meditation courses are almost ready for launch –