Coping with Crisis
5 experts share advice on what to do when you're stuck in the house all day
Since bars, restaurants, cinemas and other entertainment venues are close due to the outbreak, we all find ourselves stuck at home. We'll share 5 experts tips on how to cope with the outbreak and thrive in a time of crises.
There is so much uncertainty right now, with the virus spreads across the US at a lighting speed. In this post we want to shed some light on how to deal with this crises and come out stronger on the other side.

Some helpful hints that can help you are:
1.Stay connected.
It's important to maintain social connection as much as possible during this time. One way to do that is through technology and social media. You can plan a happy hour with your friends through Google hangouts, or play board games via Zoom or Skype. Kids can play Minecraft or other online games with their friends. Some gym coaches and music teachers are scheduling sessions online. - Tess Thompson, research assistant professor at the Brown School
2.Think like an entrepreneur.
"You're not going to treat those three hours a day like Saturday and hang out and do nothing," he said.
"You're going to take those three hours and you're going to work for those three hours." - Daimond Jhon Shark Tank" investor on TV Interview.
3. Exercise.
"It's an all-in-one exercise," explains Richards. "It's strength and it's cardio."
We all know exercise is good for your mental and physical health and we need to cope and find a way to do our workout at home. Local running coach Emily Richards favors the burpee, a move that combines the push-up, the squat, and a jump into one motion. Full article here.
4. Take notes longhand when studying from home.
Researchers of "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking" found that students who typed out notes on their laptops "performed worse on conceptual questions" than students who took notes longhand. The present research suggests that even when laptops are used solely to take notes, they may still be impairing learning because their use results in shallower processing.
5.Newfound Free Time - Deana Davis, a licensed social worker who also works in schools, suggest you on picking back up old hobbies.

"Don't take this time as downtime," says Davis. "Really utilize it to better yourself mentally and socially." Read article here.
We'll end this post with a inspirational quote from Jeannette Walls an American author.

"Sometimes you need a little crisis to get your adrenaline flowing and help you realize your potential."
Jeannette Walls,The Glass Castle
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