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The Art of Socializing During a Quarantine

Being cooped up at home will likely prompt feelings of loneliness, a few strategies to make the experience less stifling.

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In this article of The Atlantic, they bullet some things you can do to help yourself and others to feel less isolated and bored during these quarantine times. What I liked most about it is that it gives a straightforward overview of strategies that you can apply. In these times where my head is already busy adjusting to a new daily routine and consuming way too much media, this article was refreshing and an easy reminder on how to connect with others and yourself. Read the article here.

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https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-quarantine-socializing/608020/?utm_source=The+Daily+Good&utm_campaign=e56551f4c2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_12_08_51&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cfbed2f865-e56551f4c2-146276697

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I reached out to people and let them know that I was there if they needed help, I also reached out to loved ones to a "virtual drinks/coffee's". 

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

I sent the articles to friends that I knew would be interested in reading it. 

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • News: Digital
  • News: Radio
  • Social Media

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

I live in the EU and each country has an own approach, it scares me not to see unity in fighting something that is affecting everyone. The feeling that each country is just "reinventing their own wheel" just leaves me hoping that I live in the right country, hoping they are doing it "right" in my country. 

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

I have the feeling that the 60+ generation is following and forwarding a lot of fake information, this might mean that they don't know what trustworthy sources are of information? 

What is your current profession?

Marketeer going CX/UX Designer

In what city are you located?

Berlin

In what country are you located?

Germany

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Keep it human! 


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