Are you feeling...
Concerned about the spread of the virus, and the fear,
and how it's affecting you + your family?
Worried about the loss of income and work, your business,
or how it's affecting the economy?
Anxious (or numb) about what's happening around the world?
Here are some ideas that can help...
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our lives, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with worry, anxiety, or concerns for the future.
So what can we do to deal with the fears and stresses that come up – as well as the practical issues of taking care of our lives – as we go through these uncertain times?
Begin with yourself.
Worry and fear reduce our ability to think clearly, choose wisely, and act effectively. They affect our peace of mind, and our confidence about being able to get through this. They even reduce our own immune system function and health.
Thus taking care of ourselves – by looking after our own well-being, and contributing to that of others – is the best way we can help to deal with this crisis.
This website offers practical ideas, suggestions and ways to do that. We hope you find them useful.
So where do you want to start?
(Click on the underlined title of any section below)
Here's how you can take care of yourself, and others...
from self care to music, appreciating the beauty of nature (even while you're at home), staying connected, finding spiritual strength,
and things you can do to help others...
It's hard to stay up on all the progress we're making. But here are some of the
People helping People
"Rise Up New York" raises $115 million, from goodnewsnetwork.org
A virtual telethon hosted by Tina Fey raises $115 million to support New Yorkers most impacted by COVID-19.
London's Wembley Stadium + food charities to provide 140,000 meals per week for the hungry, from theindependent.co.uk
Progress with Spread of the Virus
Significant reductions in "confirmed new cases per day" -- over the past month -- in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Slovakia, Norway
Compiled from www.worldometers.info
To search information for your country, use this URL:
insert country name
Progress with Finding a Vaccine
At least eight candidates for a coronavirus vaccine are in the clinical development stage, and some could be ready as early as the “late fall”, says Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease expert, from
No, there's nothing wrong with YOU.
It's a natural reaction to being house-bound,
or when the world we know is turned upside down.
Here are some practical ways to deal with
the tensions, stresses and emotions that you're feeling.
(A little Tip: When you can't go outside, go inside.)
Sometimes we just need a little inspiration...
to see the good that's happening around us, and feel like there's hope.
(Get ready, because there are lots!)
The Matterhorn in Switzerland is being lit up every day with signs and flags of hope.
A 99-year-old British veteran hoped to raise $1500 to help his country's Health Service, and ends up raising over $20,000,000 (£19 m) (April 15)
Captain Tom receives over 150,000 birthday cards on his 100th birthday (beautiful video)
The funds & story keep growing (now over $40 million) (May 15)
And if you're just not sure where to begin, click the one that appeals to you...
1) Be Mindful + Follow health experts' advice
9) Help Others