Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

The Optimist View: The back-to

The Optimist View: The back-to-school edition

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Tomorrow is Labor Day, which means it’s time to say goodbye to summer camp-outs and long beach days and head back to school and work for the fall. The days are getting shorter and the weather a Read More...

How to protect yourself if som

How to protect yourself if someone in your home tests positive for covid-19

Learning that someone in your home has tested positive for covid-19 can be a scary experience, but knowing how to handle the situation can help keep you healthy and make everyone more comfortable in a stressful situation. Here is an 8-step guide on what to do if the situation arises.  Get Read More...

Humorous posters urge National

Humorous posters urge National Park visitors to stay a bear’s length apart

As quarantined visitors itch to get back into nature, national parks across the country are moving to reopen. However, even in the vastness of the outdoors, park officials still have concerns about the spread of Covid-19. The National Parks Service has rolled out some creative new posters that are Read More...

Sitting a lot? Here’s how to

Sitting a lot? Here’s how to keep your back pain-free

Humans have developed a habit of being overly sedentary, and we’re afraid coronavirus lockdowns aren’t exactly helping. NYC-based Physiotherapist Charlotte Sayers told Greatist that most of her clients are complaining of new low back pains since they’ve started working from home. “Our backs Read More...

Coping with loneliness during

Coping with loneliness during a pandemic

95 percent of Americans are under shelter in place orders to stop the spread of COVID-19, but the repercussions of loneliness can also be dangerous to our mental wellbeing. Calls to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline are up 300 percent. So how can we cope with loneliness during the pandemic? Read More...

OPTIMIST VIEW: Snapshots of Li

OPTIMIST VIEW: Snapshots of Life in a Time of Coronavirus

BY KRISTY JANSEN AND AMELIA BUCKLEY KRISTY: Last Saturday I ventured out to the local Costco.  My household was down to our last few rolls of toilet paper, and my 75 year old mother’s household - where she’s been in self-protective isolation with her two 70+ housemates for the past month - Read More...