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 connect with someone near you – share a smile or chat.
One of the things I’ve still been able to do this month is go to yoga at the gym. I try to go a couple times a week, and then practice at home some times.
Recently, I went early and saw someone I lightly knew from class. Rather than just sit and start my own warmup, I said hi, asked how they were doing and spent a couple minutes engaging pleasantly with someone else.
That’s one of the things that doesn’t happen often during the pandemic, and it is something I appreciate taking the time to do.