Stay physically isolated, but not lonely! Here are 5 tips on how to keep the connection with your friends and loved ones, even as we battle this (virus) war.
As we keep our distance, meticulously wash our hands with soap and stay updated on the latest news, the worry surrounding the Covid-19 situation and the long periods of isolation can really get to us. But fret not, we’re here to help. Here are some ways you can stay connected while being a responsible citizen.
Ol’ school phone calls
First off, it’s time to embrace the good ol’ call. Human connection is an important need for all of us, and it’s more essential now for us all to feel connected and united. So if you’re ever feeling lonely, don’t dismiss the power of picking up the phone!
Virtual house party
Pour yourself a glass of vino and call up a friend on FaceTime, Hangouts or Zoom for a party night. We’re mostly confined to our homes now, but that doesn’t mean TGIF gatherings have to be cancelled: All you need to do is take them online.
Movie night over a video call
Catch the latest Netflix releases while having a Hangouts or Zoom call with your best buds. You’ll get the experience of reacting to the movie or TV show together, while chilling in your individual houses. Think movie night or sleepover, but safe distancing-friendly. The best part? No need to fight over the snacks!
Take your board games online
No more reasons to be bored: Tabletop Stimulator is a handy tool that allows you to play traditional tabletop games online. The tiles will fall, the cards will be dealt and the dice will roll, even if you can’t touch them – thank goodness for technology! All that’s left to do is to call your friends and plan a game night.
Keep those meetings
As much as you need to connect with your friends and family, keeping in touch with your coworkers is crucial too! This will keep you feeling motivated as you’re working from home, and it ensures that your entire team is on the same page regarding the latest happenings. So continue with the meetings in your cal, but take them online.
Support our frontline heroes
Know someone in the frontlines or simply want to cheer them on? Connect with them and show your support – hop on over to the SG United website for all the deets. From doctors and nurses to security guards and cleaners, these frontliners actively work to protect us from this virus, so let’s show them our appreciation and stay strong as a community!