I've received several comments lately about what I am doing during this time. My changes are not big but they are cumulatively making a difference for me. I thought perhaps they might help you.
1) Go outside daily, period. Whether it is to walk in your yard or walk around your neighborhood, get outside and connect with Mother Earth.
2) Call someone who lives alone on a daily basis. I am calling my parents as they are no longer married. This has been tough. They have neither one taken this pandemic seriously until this week. Sometimes we talk for five minutes and other times it turns into a long conversation but I am failthful to call and I know it is making a difference for each of them.
3) Mend fences. Yes, mend those broken relationships. As a Medium, I hear from people's Angels, Guides and sometimes their loved ones. Now is the time to mend relationships that need mending. If they do not need to be saved and if it would help you to be able to move forward, just contact the person and tell them that you don't know how to fix it but that you love them and wish them the very best. That will take a load off of you that you cannot imagine. Do it. You are worth the effort.
4) Relax. This is not going to be done for a while. I really fought this when it started. I resented not seeing family and friends. That didn't help me in any way. I now am working on accepting this. It will end. Maybe not as soon as I would like but I have faith that this will end. In the meantime, I am learning to relax. I had literally forgotten how to do this. I make time to watch the little birds fledging from their nests. I am watching every bud on our rosebushes. I am slowing down and reconnecting and that is one good thing from all of this.
5) Look for the helpers! Mr. Rogers' mother was on to something when she taught him that. I have begun a new FB album on my personal page called I Believe In Humanity. Every day, I am looking for something to post into that album. The stories of our human resilience and compassion are incredible! Find them and savor them. They are our true essence. We are not this virus. We are human beings first!
6) Quit watching the news. Most of my followers are Empaths and the news is not helping us psychologically. When this first began, my husband and I decided to only pay attention to our state's statistics. The national numbers were too overwhelming. We look at these statistics once a day then that is it. We have read what we need to do to keep ourselves healthy and we have read what we need to do to help ourselves should we become sick. Other than that, we are trying to keep our minds in a healthier state.
7) Pay attention to Body! I say Body because I believe we covenanted with our bodies when we incarnated for this journey. I love Body and I am so thankful to be in partnership with Body for this lifetime. Every morning, I ask how we are doing. I listen for what Body needs to show me or tell me then I lavish Body with oils to support us on this journey. Your Body will speak to you, listen for it. Love it through this pandemic. It has been there for you every day of your lifetime.
8) Allow yourself time to grieve. Our world is changing and we don't know what it will look like when this is over. We are not seeing family and friends through this time. We are missing human interaction. We are tired of being paranoid about germs. We don't like wearing masks. We feel isolated. It's okay to feel your feelings. Just be sure to pick yourself back up.
9) Reach out to others. Many of my friends don't call me because I am usually extremely busy. I've had to remind them that I'm not busy anymore. This has also begun my own conversation with myself. Perhaps I've been too busy. Hmmmm. Lesson learned (the hard way). I've begun to quit texting so much and just pick up the phone and call someone. Mercy. It's not that hard but it sure gives me a better connection. I have the time.
10) Show your appreciation to our real heroes. Do what you can to support those who support you. Make sure you really thank your cashier at the grocery store. Support your trash men. I leave a taped note on our trash can now, thanking them and blessing them in health. I stand out on the porch and wave to them. We are flying our flag on a daily basis now to show support our nation and our fellow man. I started a Window Easter Egg Hunt in my subdivision, asking all our neighbors via FB to color Easter Eggs on paper and to mount them in their windows for the little kids in our neighborhood to find while they are out walking with those Moms and Dads who are doing double duty with no breaks now. We call our daughter who is teaching online and working twice the hours as all the educators around the world have been thrown a loop, learning how to continue to help our children in this critical time. So many heroes, everyday people stepping up to do incredible things. I haven't even begun to mention our medical personnel who have stepped up in ways we never dreamed. God bless them all.
I hope this post helps you in a small way. I wish you peace and health during this time. May we all come out the other side of this, bigger and better than we could ever have imagined. And so it is.