How to Stay Connected with Loved Ones While Physical Distancing
uncertainty surrounding the length of time we are all required to physical
distance and self-isolate, nothing is more important than staying connected to
Community, Friends, Family and yes - even Coworkers during this time.
some tips on how to stay in touch and remain connected during this
a Weekly Call
Setting up a
weekly video chat “date” with your fellow couple friends after the kids are in
bed is an easy way to feel like you are getting some date nights in, as well as
socializing with friends. Grab a glass of wine, beer and cheeseboard and get
caught up on your latest Netflix binges.
The same can
be said for little ones. Setting up a daily or weekly call with family &
friends can help them stay connected and socialized, as well as giving them
something to look forward to.
your weekly hot yoga class with your bestie? No problem. Just stream a free
online class from your local studio at the same time, and video chat while doing
Video Chat Meetings
companies use a form of online meetings which also have a video chat feature.
Sharing your screen, showing your face and in turn, your home in the background
adds a personal touch beyond just a phone call. Feel free to show off your
furry friends at home as well!
Get the kids
to pitch in spreading community love and positive messages by filling the
windows with their artwork & encouraging messages. Set up a weekly
“scavenger hunt” for kids by choosing a theme and hanging art in the windows to
match. Kids can then walk around the neighbourhood and see which houses are
positive messages in chalk on the sidewalk or driveways is another way to show
your community that we are all in this together.