Hello You. Yes, You, reading this now. How are you?
Are you safe and well? Are your loved ones safe and well?
How are you feeling right now? What emotions are you experiencing?
Are you self-isolating / under lockdown / in quarantine / in hospital?
Who are you with? Partner / family / kids / housemates / alone?
Do you have everything you need? Food? Medicine? A safe place to stay?
How are you really?
Are you still going to work? Working from home? Lost your job?
How are you surviving / coping with *gestures vaguely* all this?
What are you doing to keep busy? Are you trying to keep to your usual routine? Have you picked up any new hobbies? Have you reignited your love for an old hobby that you never had time to do until now?
Are you exercising / eating proper meals / drinking lots of water / sleeping well?
How are you today?
What are you reading / watching / listening to?
Are you catastrophising / staying positive / trying to be blissfully ignorant?
Do you have somebody that you can talk to daily, on the phone / over Skype / by email?
Writers / artists / photographers / musicians / creatives: are you able to create right now? Are you creating more art than before or less or none at all?
How is your mental health right now? Is it better or worse than usual?
What, if anything, have you realised (now that you can’t have it) that previously you took for granted?
Who / what do you miss?
What are you planning to do when it’s all over?
How are you?
Please feel free to use the comments section below – at ANY point over the next weeks – to check-in with your feelings, to share your situation, to recommend wellness tips or great books or an amazing recipe, to express your thoughts or worries or positive news, to let me know what you’ve been up to, hope you’re feeling, how you are.
I truly hope from the bottom of my heart that you and your loved ones are as okay as you can be. We will get through this together ♥♥♥