Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves, or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through.
New normal. The past few weeks, hearing this phrase every so often makes me want to puke. Yet, here I am, using it myself because the term is relevant and there’s no getting away from it. Pandemics and tragedies have a way of creating a permanent adjustment in people’s lives. Covid-19 has necessitated measures that […]
When the COVID-19 lockdown forced my husband to stay home, I looked forward to a break from the typical busy routine and had grand thoughts of bringing back those exhilarating and blissful days of long ago. Being a work from home freelancer, I had no problem with the coronavirus quarantine. I’m used to being alone […]
COVID-19. Pandemic. Lockdown. Quarantine. These are the only words we hear and read about these days. Even if we think of ourselves as sane and pragmatic individuals, the never-ending reports of statistics of cases and deaths can gnaw at our minds, causing anxiety and stress. Unchecked, they lead us to the paths of depression and […]
“School’s out forever!” Watching classic rock videos on YouTube while on quarantine took me to Alice Cooper’s song. And got me guiltily thinking, “How are my kids coping with school closures and COVID-19?” I’d maybe mistakenly presumed they’d be like me. I had no problems with school closing. Heck, I looked forward to those days […]
With most states and countries ordering people to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19, people are feeling the challenge to stay healthy. Within the confines of a restricted space, and with comparably limited resources, our wellspring of creativity and ingenuity comes in handy. This article will discuss ways to maintain physical and mental […]