I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to the Community Circle, which is helping me deal with the issues in the world. I’m adding my responses for each day here. All my coping tips are under this tag.
Today’s tip is to Give away something you have been holding on to.
I have made more donations this year and in the past,. Partially I think this is because life slowed down and I had time to clean out some spaces. However, I have more to do, and when I saw this item, I decided to do something new.
I’m a big supporter of Habitat for Humanity. During my first sabbatical, I volunteered there quite a bit, and I’ve continued to do that periodically since. I believe shelter is an important resource most people need. site:I’ve had some tools at the house that I’ve held onto, thinking they would be good spares. I have a few cordless items, but I have an older miter saw and a table saw that work fine.
Habitat doesn’t take these, but I donated them to another local charity that can make use of them. I’m hoping someone will use them to improve their lives, either building something or maybe using them in their work.