covid-inspiration

People in warm outerwear doing stretches.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Let’s Get Physical!

This community’s socially distanced workouts have brought them closer together.

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Keeping the family peace
Family

How to Avoid Family Meltdowns During the Pandemic

Relationships will be tested as long as COVID-19 is part of our national vocabulary. Give yourself space to stay true to what’s most important.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy
Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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Jorge Jarrin, right, with his dad Jaime Jarrin.
Friends

Dodgers Broadcaster Jorge Jarrin on Baseball, Faith and Friendship

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Rick Hamlin checks in with an old friend.

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Crock pot beef stew.
Dinner

3 Comforting Crock Pot Recipes for Fall

It’s easy: get out your slow cooker and make hearty stews, chowder and more.

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An illustration of a photo collage in the shape of a heart.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: We Are Family

She found nostalgic memories in her family photo album that made her day brighter.

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Focusing on the present
Positive Living

Why Positive Thinking Works Best When You Stay in the Here and Now

The pandemic is edging out “toxic positivity” in favor of authentic, grounded optimism.

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Autumn forest
Coping With Grief

A Love-Filled Moment at the Anniversary of a Death

A year after my father died, I feel myself shifting into a new relationship with grief.

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A woman working from her home office.
Work Life

Create a Peaceful Home Office

Declutter, add some plants, choose ample lighting and other ways to be productive while working at home.

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A woman preparing her work outfit.
Advice for Caregivers

Tips for Sandwich Generation Caregivers to Return to the Workplace During Covid-19

For parents who care for their own parents, transitioning back to on-site work requires creative thinking.

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