Living beyond Quarantine

Never in this lifetime did I imagine that we would experience such a viral outbreak like the Corona virus. This one microscopic virus naked to the human eye, but now, even deadlier than the flu has come with a vengeance. We all have questions of its origin, conspiracy theories float around and distract from the truth, we engage in urban tales and always find ourselves still asking how? Not just how, but who, what and where did it come from.

The one answer that we may never know the absolute truth about. Throughout the beginning, I have tried to remain hopeful and open. Open to the idea that this unprecedented event has not come to wipe us out or keep us down, but has come to help us and our earth grow stronger. Optimistic I am. While I have every reason to be afraid, with all the media stories of death. Millions of people are out of work, children no longer going to school parents unable to put food on the table. I choose to be hopeful.

I choose to know that this too shall pass and that I can rise above what is to come. Many will die, many have been sick, and many will recover. I believe that with taking personal responsibility for my health and for the health of those around me, I can reduce my chances of contracting and or spreading the virus.

There are many who will not recover from the downturn of the economy. There are many who will. I believe this is one time in our history where we are all on one playing field. Not one person has been obsolete from the occurrence of this virus, in one-way shape or form we have all been greatly impacted. Know that there is much you can do now with what cards we have been dealt. Never before have we been told or allowed to stay home with pay, many are allowed to work from home, and some individuals sent home with pay. Children are home with their parents learning a new normal. Families are spending more time together, allowing families to reconnect the dots of the times gone by way too fast. This is an opportunity to plan for a better outcome.

A great time to revisit dreams left behind, ideas that seemed once impossible. Now is the time to teach your childr