Effects of social isolation

The fact is, before we began to experience a global COVID19 pandemic, there was an existing epidemic of loneliness. In that post, I mention social media as a form of connection in the replacement of social connection in the world Individuals who are lacking connection in their lives may turn to the digital realm to … Continue reading Effects of social isolation

A chronic Voice: April Prompts

A Chronic Voice Link Up Prompts for April: Returning Understating Distancing Stressing Celebrating Returning For me, right now, it is a case of the Eternal Return of the Same. "What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: 'This life as you now live … Continue reading A chronic Voice: April Prompts

Social isolation and mental wellbeing

What we are learning with the Coronavirus pandemic is that people need people. I know what people are going through. Most disabled people do know. We know all too well... because all this? It is the cost of disability.  We know financial insecurity We know losing our jobs We know financial instability when we lose … Continue reading Social isolation and mental wellbeing

Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home

Hey, people who are self-isolated, stuck at home, and don't know how long it will be for. I've been there for 3 years. I've been social distancing for far longer than that... I call it 'pacing' to conserve energy that I really do not have because I have had chronic pain for over two decades. … Continue reading Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home