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Adjusting to the Culture Shock of Social Distancing

How to Adjust to and Thrive in Our New Normal

March 23, 2020
Social Distance Saves Lives
Social Distance Saves Lives



Free Interactive Mindfulness Workshop

Meditation Resources

Fun Ways to Take a Break

Museum Tours

Stream a Broadway Show

Keep Watch on a Zoo or Aquarium

  • The Smithsonian's National Zoo has webcams on their pandas, lions, and elephants.
  • The Georgia Aquarium lets you watch their beluga whales, penguins, and piranhas.

Ways to Stay Socially Connected

  • Netflix Party
    • Chat with your friends while watching the same movie at the same time.
  • Houseparty
    • Have a group video chat with friends.
  • Online Support Group – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
  • Reach out to others 
    • This period of social distancing can seem isolating and lonesome at times. Luckily, we already live in a virtual world. Reach out to friends and family.  
  • Ways to help with social distancing:
    • Google hangout yoga sessions with fellow yogi’s
    • FaceTime for coffee breaks 
    • FaceTime just to see faces you need to see on a regular basis,


Disclosure: We encourage you to stay informed, however, please know your limits. Over-consumption of information is detrimental to our mental health.

COVID-19 Specific Information

Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety Related to COVID-19: