You have probably seen this already, but I don’t think it can be said enough:
“You are not working from home; you are at your home during a crisis trying to work.”— Neil Webb (@neilmwebb) March 31, 2020
I’ve heard this twice today. I think it’s an important distinction worth emphasising.
(I am not sure if this is the origin of the quote, but searching Twitter and scrolling back through the “latest” section shows this one at the end of the search.)
Cut yourself some slack.
We had a live Q&A with our All-Access Pass Holders last Friday, and it filled my heart to hear all of the positive stories being shared and all of the encouragement being given to those who were struggling.
On that call, I learned:
You are not only doing your best, but you are probably doing things you wouldn’t have thought possible two months ago.
Beth Kanter recently shared some Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic and I want to pass them along to you in case you need some concrete action steps to help you:
- Get Enough Sleep, Nutrition, and Exercise
- Practice Mental Distancing from the news, etc
- Socialize At A Distance
- Find the New Workplace Norms
- Incorporate Quiet Time During Your Day
- Focus On Positive Thoughts