Staying connected during social isolation
On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I’m going to be talking about how we can stay safe and connected during a period of social and physical distancing to protect ourselves from acquiring Coronavirus/COVID-19.
At the moment, there is no escape or let up from this global pandemic. So, I felt it was right to dedicate and focus a show on this topic. This podcast takes information from resources from a recent blog post I wrote around the five ways of wellbeing and Coronavirus.
In this episode, I’m going to share with you lots of resources around how you can still connect with people in a way that is safe for you and for others.
In today’s show, we talk about:
- How to reach out to me if you need help at this time. [01:55]
- My ideas on how we can connect during this time. [04:05]
- The importance of exercising and how to keep fit during social isolation. [06:35]
- How to practice mindfulness during this period. [09:33]
- Why we need to keep learning and how to do so safely at home. [11:37]
Resources for staying connected during social isolation
- Check out my recent blog post for links to resources mentioned in this episode
- Check out my blog post – Four Ways Love Can Improve your Mental Health.
- Why not access my e-book The Mentally Healthy Leading Manager ?
- Join my Wellbeing 365 Facebook Group
- You can’t pour from an empty cup. You need to replenish your cup, drink from it, and then be able to help other people.
- Most of us haven’t seen anything like this in our lifetimes, and we all need to respond in some way.
- Persistent loneliness has the equivalent effect of smoking 15 cigarettes a day in our bodies.
- Mindfulness is about being in the moment, not worrying about the future and not regretting the past.
- At this moment in time, the phone is our friend, so please don’t be afraid to pick it up.
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