First of all, wow. You have so much free time now! No commuting time. No having to put on pants!
What are you going to do with it?
You have to be disciplined about your work hours, but once you are off, you are OFF!
So! Restaurants and bars are closed! That’s a bummer. I went to the asian grocery store yesterday and ALL OF THEIR RAMEN was gone. People! Eventually you are going to get sick of ramen! Please don’t make ramen the only thing you eat! I know you are worried about food costs. But in many cities now it is illegal to evict if you don’t pay your rent. And we might be getting a stimulus check from the government too! So… please just get some fresh veggies, chop them and stick them in the freezer if you don’t want them now. You can put them on top of your ramen!
I recommend learning how to cook.
Here are some of my favorite recipe books! Please get them from Powells.com instead of Amazon, because Powells closed all their locations and is only taking online orders now, to protect their workers. Amazon is making their workers borrow comp time from each other instead of paying sick leave for COVID19. Unconscionable.
- Practical Paleo
- Asian Paleo(this one is SO SO GOOD, I had to get it for my cousin too!)
- 21 Day Sugar Detox by Dianne Sanfillippo
- Frugal Paleo (sensing a theme?)
Why learn how to cook paleo?
Because sugar depresses your immune system. Because most of us are not set up to process cow milk dairy well. Because you can enjoy your food more if you make exactly what you want.
I also recommend getting into a routine with getting outside, biking, walking, whatever feels good to you. ONLY if you are not sick with COVID19 please!
Getting your social time in: Call or text friends and family every day! Also, how about a virtual art making or dance party?
Getting your LEARNING time in: Feel free to peruse my webinars or courses– so many!
I recommend journaling, making art, meditating or breathwork practice every day.
We need a way to stay calm during this COVID19 outbreak!
What else are you doing to stay sane? Please leave a comment!
Here’s a funny Working from Home video for you!