It’s now a couple weeks into the lockdown and you’re running out of things to do. You’re bored with the news, don’t feel like reading, and can’t stomach eating any more. If you’re a boomer, take this cue from your past. And if you’re younger than that, try this:

Listen to an album start to finish.

After all, when, if ever, was the last time you listened-actually listened to an album from start to finish? No cell phone, shut off the tv, isolate yourself from the family, and really listen. Sound daunting? Here are some things that can help: Light a candle, dim the lights, grab a cocktail or indulge in whatever other stimulants are your thing. And while maybe none of those things may be necessary for you, mindfulness is essential. Give it a try, we think you’ll like it…

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Something Worth Sharing

As we all look for things to do while sitting at home, some people read, others watch tv, and some choose to write. Above is one example of that writing that we found particularly inspiring. Written by Kitty O’Meara in one sitting, the poem was the byproduct of months of pent up anxiety as she watched the pandemic unfold in the news. We hope you enjoy it.

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