Ria Talken wrote: Coronavirus is scary and unpredictable and nerve-rattling but staying positive and not falling into the pit is so necessary right now. This forced isolation could be an opportunity for exploration and learning for those not ill. Take this time for yourself and take a breather. Thinking up disaster scenarios without having any control is not going to serve anyone well. Try and turn a horrible time into a well-deserved retreat. It can be a chance to connect with family and friends and to ultimately look at what possibilities of rebooting can come out of this pandemic. Here are ways to beat boredom.
If you ever wanted to learn a craft, study at an Ivy League University, listen to an opera (the MET) or concert, see a play – even Shakespear, write your new book, have more time with your children, learn to cook, see what NASA does, go on art tours, get in shape, spend time with friends; can anyone say ZOOM, write a script, organize your house, paint, and sketch, or go to a zoo, now is the time to do this.
The amount of streaming content available for free at this time is extraordinary. With museums opening their collections, operas being streamed, zoom being used for remote work and keeping in touch with friends and family, a vast amount of educational opportunities and of course some very creative and amusing videos and posts arriving on my Facebook feed all through the day, someone really has to try hard to be bored.
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