A growing community of people dealing with COVID-19, and the medical professionals on the front lines, sharing advice to help inspire and enable self-care during the pandemic.
Go for a walk in the morning when you would normally be commuting.
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 52 Male
Go to store.
Care Partner for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 60 Female
QUESTION OF THE DAY:What is the most difficult time of day for you? How do you get through it?
I like to schedule time dedicated to mental health and wellness. For instance, I dedicate the time I would have spent commuting to work to mindfulness (meditating is ... read more
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 23 Female
Create a daily action plan of only 1-3 tasks that MUST be done. Don’t overwhelm your plan with too many “to-do’s.” Block time on your calendar to complete tasks (ma ... read more
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 53 Female
Evenings. And I get through it by cleaning house.
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 40 Female
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I caught covid in March of last year. I couldn’t see a doctor, hospitals here were full. The only way to get in a hospital was to be dying and come in an ambulance. ... read more
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 47 Female
Late night. I spend my time praying for others until I finally fall asleep.
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 41 Female
I turned my text message notifications off to eliminate distractions. I keep my space clean and organized to help me focus. I have asked my family not to disturb me ... read more
Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 40
Waking up. I get through it by setting the tone for the day and staying positive.
Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19
Separating work and home can be a struggle when WFH. In order to create more of a defined line, I recommend keeping a solid morning routine as if you were heading in ... read more
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 36 Female
Move your body. Every day. No exceptions. You don't need to break a sweat. Take a walk around your neighborhood. If you don't have access to outdoor space, the floor ... read more
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 45 Female
When it's your turn to receive the vaccine, step up!
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19
It's most important not to forget your spiritual health. It's as important as your physical and emotional health. You can pick a scripture in the bible and then med ... read more
Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 63 Female
I have been meal prepping every Sunday and it has helped tremendously with avoiding unhealthy snacking!
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 29 Female
Turn the TV and radio away from constant talk about politics and COVID. Life is so much more than those two doom and gloom topics. Plant something, build something, ... read more
Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 65 Female
The mornings for sure! Coffee is a lifesaver!!
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 46 Female
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Waking up in the morning is so hard. I don't have a job and I'm without transportation. I get through it by following a routine. On days when my husband goes to work ... read more
Retired/Disabled Nurse Educator
Living with Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 67 Female
Hold onto as many of your regular healthy lifestyle routines as possible. Simple things like stable mealtimes, traditional bedtime routines, and sleep patterns will ... read more
Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Age: 64 Male
Pay attention to unusual symptoms. Diarrhea or an upset stomach are symptoms of Covid-19, but one that is more universal is “feeling wiped out, like you’ve been hit ... read more
Marisa Montecalvo, M.D.
Dr. Montecalvo is an infectious disease specialist in Hawthorne, New York Healthcare provider for Coronavirus / COVID-19 Female