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 send a positive note to a friend that needs encouragement.
I know a lot of people because of my job. It’s one of the benefits of going to lots of events and interacting with people along the way. I’ve become fairly close to some of them, and I appreciate the opportunity to see them when I can.
I’ve started to just reach out when I think about someone, and I have others doing the same. It’s nice to hear from someone briefly, and good to touch them. I know a friend is having a tough time in life, so I periodically just reach out and send something positive.
This person doesn’t always respond, which is fine. It’s helpful to me to just reach out and touch them positively.