Uncategorized March 18, 2020

Sheltering in place Tips

While you’re living out your best socially distanced life, you can always stay informed with the latest ’rona news by visiting the CDC, the WHO, and JHU websites, and check which events are canceled here.

Things to Do When You’re Not Working


Learn new skills

Read long-form articles

Read books


Buy a few key pieces of equipment that you think you’ll use the most, like a yoga mat, kettlebells, and free weights. Then find some workouts you can follow from home. Some options:

Stay connected to others

The WHO released some tips on how to deal with anxiety. Here’s what you can do if you’re stuck at home, especially if you’re alone…


When you don’t feel like cooking: Uber Eats has waived delivery fees for independent restaurants


Clean up your life

  • Digital:
    • Delete old and duplicate pictures so that pesky iCloud storage reminder finally goes away
    • Clean your desktop (and build a separate folder so you can stop saving to desktop)
    • Delete unused apps, update your software
  • Physical:
    • Clean out your closet and donate clothes you don’t wear anymore
    • Cancel unused subscriptions

Just Have Fun

  • Some favorites
    • Amazon’s Fleabag, HBO’s Succession, and Better Call Saul (old epis on Netflix)
  • A more general list
    • Lists of comforting TV shows you can stream:  list 1 and list 2
    • Not necessarily comforting, but a long list of spring 2020 TV shows
    • Anything from The Ringer’s “exhaustive” streaming guide
    • Westworld season 3 is back on HBO, Marc Maron has a new Netflix special,Frozen 2 is on Disney+, Dave is now on Hulu
    • Or if you want to revel in the apocalypse: I am Legend (Prime), Zombieland (Prime), World War  Z (Hulu, but read the book first), The Day After Tomorrow, Mad Max (Cinemax but who has that), This is the End (Prime)
    • How to watch Netflix with your friends
  • Music



Neal Freyman – Morning Brew