Yesterday, we in Massachusetts, learned that we are to stay in our homes until May 4! -- and, depending on how things develop, it could continue even longer. It is important during this time that we take care of ourselves, both physically and mentally. A very long article that was shared by someone on Facebook and originally written by a psychologist included a list of 25 tips for us all to be aware of during a period of quarantine.
He recommended that we set up a daily routine for ourselves, which should include a variety of
|"Borrowed from a Facebook post this morning!"|
We always mention that the mission of our Society is to "educate", but within that mission is the statement: "To maintain, develop, and make available to members and the general public a collection of materials relating to genealogy, with the emphasis on Cape Cod and New England, and including both published and unpublished material." This morning the New England Historic Genealogical Society shared an article titled "Survivng a Pandemic, in 1918 " This article shared the experiences of Catholic nuns in Philadelphia who cared for the sick during the Flu pandemic. With all this in mind, we have an opportunity to share our own experiences now in the 2020 pandemic...
How are you doing? What activities, whether genealogical related or otherwise, are you doing to keep your spirits up? Do you have suggestions for others? Anything you would like to share about your experience is welcome.
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Hope to hear from everyone soon!! In the meantime, stay healthy and safe!