You may recall those days when you were getting ready to head to work or run errands and you thought to yourself, I wish I could just stay home today. How times have changed. Thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, most of us are spending a lot more time at home and keeping our social circles small in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus and not overwhelm the healthcare system. Back in March, when many of us were suddenly thrust into new ways of living and working, little did we realize that staying at home, working remotely and limiting our social interactions would present so many new challenges.
Beginning with those first few weeks—and continuing over these many months—Kent State experts have created resource guides for the university’s website, written insightful articles, shared research findings, and given advice on webinars, video conferences, podcasts and more. We’ve compiled and condensed some of their wise words to help us cope with challenges we face today. The following topics contain tools and strategies to put into practice.