Most of the time I think I’m doing ok, even better than ok. I don’t really mind staying home and have plenty of projects to keep me busy and opportunities to connect with other people. But out of the blue, I can suddenly feel almost overwhelming sadness and despair. One minute the sun is shining and the next, it’s a downpour.
As we all try to grapple with being isolated, some people are doing better than others. It’s a difficult time and one that Val Walker never anticipated when she wrote her book (out today) 400 Friends and No One to Call. We spoke on the phone recently and she shared how she came to write the book, as well as some wisdom about dealing with our current situation.
A few Thanksgivings ago, I posted a request on Facebook (along with a picture of one of my cats because, well, doesn’t almost everyone love cat pictures!) My Facebook request I need your help. I want to write a blog post tomorrow about gratitude. Will you tell me one thing that you are grateful for, […]