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Digital Wellness and Self-Care in the Midst of Chaos: Navigating Quarantine Fatigue and Digital Overload - Shared screen with speaker view
Jodi Lamb
07:00
good morning. I have access on mute because I am at a friend's house who is working as well.
Elisabeth Ballew
11:15
Good Morning!
Jerome Williams
12:56
Good Morning All. Happy New Year!
Clara C Sammet
15:48
Happy New Years too.
Michelle Joy
16:17
Thank you for telling us to get water! I really appreciate it!
Clara C Sammet
18:56
Creativity is good.
Dr Charmaine Rose
19:10
Normalcy is different for everyone
Nancy Wood
19:30
Good point Charmaine.
Sha'leda Mirra
19:31
Exactly Dr. Rose.
Sha'leda Mirra
20:14
Please feel free to type in the chat some of your "normal" routines.
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
20:32
going to the theatre was normal and rejuvenating.
Clara C Sammet
20:45
Safe and cozy.
Christine Picot
20:53
familar
Elisabeth Ballew
20:59
Being with family more
Jerome Williams
21:02
Comfortable
Jacqua Ballas
21:04
eating out, friends together, cultural outings
Michelle Joy
21:08
time with chosen family
Melissa Jones
21:09
Well organized
Kate SweeneyPostle
21:11
Consistent
Lewis Luks
21:14
degree of certainty
Edward Dadez
21:20
Empty nesters, but now son and family are here. :-)
Kathryn Duncan
21:22
travel, adventures
Michelle Joy
21:28
using a planner
Michelle Boone-Thornton
21:31
socialization
Dr Charmaine Rose
21:35
volunteering
Clara C Sammet
22:33
Not sure what to expect now.
Sha'leda Mirra
23:01
Exactly Clara. The uncertainty can provoke some anxiety.
Michelle Joy
29:30
fear of crowds which leads to fear of grocery shopping
Kathryn Duncan
29:32
I miss teaching in person.
Elisabeth Ballew
29:34
Trying to put it into words.....
Michelle Boone-Thornton
29:41
Fear human connection due to COVID
Dr Charmaine Rose
29:42
an increase in social anxiety
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
29:43
lack of travel definitely has me feeling boxed in
Nancy Wood
29:45
Work/life balance
Christine Picot
29:46
The feeling of having to be readily available at all times in the digital age.
Lewis Luks
29:50
lack of physical socialization. Spend more time on phone.
Kate SweeneyPostle
29:52
Less focus on healthy habits
Jacqua Ballas
30:07
My husband and I had two great vacations cancelled. Had to do observations of students through video and that was hard. Miss my social network
Khalilah Caines
30:08
Yes - work/life balance
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
30:17
but on a positive a more intentional focus on my health
Jerome Williams
30:22
Balance between work and life
Elisabeth Ballew
30:29
Yes! Having to be more strict with boundaries.
Edward Dadez
30:33
Two year old grandson running around my home office while I am on zoom with students.
Jerome Williams
30:43
Less focus on myself and more on others..
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
30:59
travel
Lewis Luks
31:12
excitement
Ronald Casteel
31:24
social access
Alicia Corts
31:27
Being able to go places to people watch
Michelle Joy
31:27
the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) aka my chosen family
Jerome Williams
31:29
Athletics and Singing Again!
Jacqua Ballas
31:45
Being able to go about town freely, travel with friends
Kathryn Duncan
31:53
Travel and teaching in person—but I don’t want to focus on what I can’t do.
Clara C Sammet
31:59
1. the thing that impacted me the most was worrying about my health. 2. Always worked from home. 3. Safety and Honesty.
Khalilah Caines
32:00
Creating margins/transitions between meetings/activities
Ronald Casteel
32:03
to people and places that I use to see and go to
Dr Charmaine Rose
32:16
volunteering
Alicia Corts
32:19
Amen to the book store!
Michelle Joy
32:28
to be able to stand in a line without freaking out the whole time
Lewis Luks
32:28
In class teaching and interaction with students.
Arielle Harvey
32:29
Shaking Hands.
Jacqua Ballas
32:30
I feel that I fear people now
Michelle Joy
32:35
HUGS
Clara C Sammet
32:38
Hugs
Nancy Wood
32:38
hugging
Christine Picot
32:41
Amen!
Michelle Boone-Thornton
32:52
touching others
Elisabeth Ballew
34:21
Me!!!
Lewis Luks
34:32
Me too!
Dr Charmaine Rose
34:38
as an empath it is emotionally draining
Elisabeth Ballew
35:16
Feeling selfish for wanting to take care of self
Christina Cazanave
35:37
@Elisabeth, yes that is so true!
Dr Charmaine Rose
38:47
increase my boundaries
Christina Cazanave
40:01
@Dr.Rose, great step. That is one step that I am starting to rebuild on my end.
Lewis Luks
40:51
Recognizing self-worth.
Dr Charmaine Rose
40:53
I find the increasing my boundaries helps with my emotional selfcare
Khalilah Caines
41:04
Prioritizing
Michelle Joy
41:13
self-care
Ronald Casteel
41:16
mindfulness
Nancy Wood
41:17
mindfulness
Jacqua Ballas
41:17
Excercise
Kate SweeneyPostle
41:20
balance
Alicia Corts
41:22
Saying no more frequently
Clara C Sammet
41:22
Kindness
Debra Thrower
41:24
Kindness!
Christine Picot
41:26
Exercise and prayer
Elisabeth Ballew
41:27
Boundaries
Michelle Boone-Thornton
41:28
presence
Maridelys Detres
41:31
presence
Kathryn Duncan
41:42
patience
Jerome Williams
42:16
Presence
Clara C Sammet
43:14
When I give back to others I am rewarded with love.
Michelle Joy
43:16
therapists/counselors have been life savers to many through this
Christina Cazanave
43:55
@Clara - what a great reminder of the impacts to help others.
Christina Cazanave
44:04
@Michelle, yes! Life saving for sure!
Michelle Joy
44:24
Do we get a prize for having most or all on the trauma sice?
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
45:23
is so much fun!
Michelle Joy
45:24
routines are so hard to keep with all of this! (trying though!)
Elisabeth Ballew
45:46
me.....
Elisabeth Ballew
45:54
LOL!
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
46:08
utilizing zoom in fun ways like a paint party or girls night has been fun.
Michelle Boone-Thornton
46:10
Comfort food overload!
Christina Cazanave
46:16
@Michelle - Unfortunately, no BUT we do acknowledge you and what you have given to your students, friends, and family. We appreciate you and encourage you to seek a healthy norm.
Michelle Joy
46:55
@Christina, thank you! I'm working on it, just struggling.
Clara C Sammet
47:59
Music and singing.
Michelle Joy
48:11
I need to be singing and listening to music more
Clara C Sammet
48:49
Working in garden.
Michelle Joy
48:54
I'm working on journaling (when my brain doesn't go blank as soon as I open the journal!)
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
48:59
Zumba with my friends
Khalilah Caines
49:02
Yes Michelle - that is definitely something I have gotten away from. That used to be what I did in the car, but now that both my husband and I work from home - I have to find another way! :)
Christina Cazanave
49:04
All great options!
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
49:16
I do
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
49:23
and Zumba on zoom is fun
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
49:24
We miss you Dr. Perez
Debra Thrower
49:44
I agree Michelle - listening to music is wonderful...
Michelle Joy
49:50
home fitness is awesome!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
49:57
yoga is amazing for relaxing
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
49:59
I will be back Dr Rivera- Singletary
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
50:22
I hope so Dr. Perez :)
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
50:28
yoga has been amazing to learn during this time.
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
50:34
I find having chats and conversations with everyone
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
50:34
YES!!!!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
50:37
YES on ZOOM
Michelle Joy
50:43
that sounds fun
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
50:48
It is so fun!!!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
51:02
I hope to bring Zumba to our new wellness center!!! :)
Michelle Joy
51:14
How would we find that Zumba?
Christine Picot
51:14
LOTs of virtual races! You will get the shirt and medal in the mail!
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
51:27
@dnice on IG is so fun for music.
Sha'leda Mirra
51:29
Post any exercise recommendations in the chat
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
51:29
yes, the virtual races are awesome too
Kathryn Duncan
51:44
Potterhead Running Club—virtual races with money to charity; doyogawithme.com
Sha'leda Mirra
51:51
Pelaton
Michelle Joy
51:56
I use Beachbody on Demand for workouts, meditation, nutrition, etc.
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
52:03
chasing your kids around the house is soothing too :)
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
52:12
set a walking goal. people discount walking but it’s been awesome.
Sha'leda Mirra
52:15
hahahah Georgina
Kathryn Duncan
52:22
Insight Timer a great meditation app
Christine Picot
52:27
Great Kathryn!
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
52:29
competing with friends on Apple watch is motivating.
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
52:45
or even just sharing if not competing.
Sha'leda Mirra
52:46
Meditation Apps: Calm
Michelle Joy
52:48
try doing a 21 for 21. 21 minutes of walking daily in 2021, or reading
Sha'leda Mirra
52:49
Abide
Sha'leda Mirra
53:12
First15
Lewis Luks
53:27
Learn meditation techniques from some of the greatest world religions.
Kathryn Duncan
53:28
Activities are a great mindful opportunity—puzzles, coloring
Michelle Joy
53:37
I started one of those diamond paintings things
Nancy Wood
53:47
Virtually volunteering
Jerome Williams
53:50
Meditation.. Journaling...
Khalilah Caines
53:52
Daily morning walks, journaling,
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
53:59
new recipes
Elisabeth Ballew
54:05
This is a link to my yoga teacher, she is amazing! https://alligatoryoga.com/
Jacqua Ballas
54:11
game nights
Michelle Boone-Thornton
54:16
Gardening-Jornaling
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
54:24
I want some of those new recipes if I'm going to look like you're looking Dr. Perez!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
54:26
:)
Michelle Joy
54:27
2 new plants are in the mail! And my succulents that survived the chills are doing pretty well
Jerome Williams
54:53
Healthful cooking to keep Potions making skills current.
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
54:57
My sister is an avid gardener and watching her updates is a joy for me
Kate SweeneyPostle
55:04
podcasts and playing with the dog
Jacqua Ballas
55:10
my Christmas Amarylis lily was wonderful to observe
Michelle Joy
55:11
way to go Jerome!
Christina Cazanave
55:26
Kate, yes! My dog and I have bounded a lot more LOL
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
55:31
Wow! I'm not sure if I can do the 30 day food challenge but that's great
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
55:45
I’ve learned so many plant based recipes over the past months.
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
56:09
@ Georgina-yes you can!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
56:14
yes, my little girl is VPK and watching her virtual class is amusing
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
56:41
Dr. Perez, I probably could LOL
Clara C Sammet
56:49
Legos and puzzling.
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
56:58
just don't step on them
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
57:16
Yes yes yes, connecting with friends
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
57:25
yes!!! but actual phone calls have been great lol.
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
57:46
My son reminds me every time to stop texting and to call
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
58:19
I agree Christina
Lewis Luks
59:12
A five minute phone call means more than 1000 texts!!
Sha'leda Mirra
59:25
I agree Lewis
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
59:30
@Lewis yes it does.
Michelle Joy
59:55
our neighborhood does the painted rock hunts
Christina Cazanave
01:00:43
Oh! I love painted rock hunts!
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
01:01:08
My grandson loves rocks but only to throw them haha, I have to be careful
Michelle Joy
01:01:29
I'm trying to make sure I set aside time for fun regularly, and time to play with the cats
Christina Cazanave
01:01:41
If you have an Amazon Alexa or Google hub, you can set up daily reminders that inform your whole family that it self-care time. Sometimes we need that constant reminder
Nancy Wood
01:02:18
We have to make the time for self-care.
Lewis Luks
01:02:53
Malta
Sha'leda Mirra
01:03:19
Think about future vacation spots
Michelle Joy
01:03:24
DON'T EAT AT YOUR DESK
Georgina Rivera-Singletary
01:03:32
Great presentation ladies! I appreciate all the comraderies with you all
Michelle Joy
01:03:40
me too
Sha'leda Mirra
01:03:43
As soon as the cruises are safe...
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
01:03:43
Yes!!!
Khalilah Caines
01:03:45
Yes - that has actually been one positive. I have been intentional with daily morning walks to get movement, fresh air, and sunlight before sitting in front of the computer all day!
Jacqua Ballas
01:04:04
I made a digital scrapbook of my last trip. Fun to remember
Dr. Ebony Perez, MSW (she/her/ella)
01:04:05
agree Khalilah. that has been a positive.
Clara C Sammet
01:04:17
A coffee buddy.
Khalilah Caines
01:04:26
Yes - agreed - this was great ladies. Thank you!
Michelle Joy
01:04:27
"eat a snickers"
Lewis Luks
01:04:46
More phone contact with old friends!
Nancy Wood
01:04:46
Great presentation!!
Alicia Corts
01:04:54
Fabulous presentation!
Michelle Joy
01:05:01
thank you!
Kate SweeneyPostle
01:05:03
This is great. Thank you.
Kathryn Duncan
01:05:09
Thanks so much!
Clara C Sammet
01:05:10
Staying positive in life.
Dr Charmaine Rose
01:05:19
great information thank you all for sharing
Jacqua Ballas
01:05:22
Thank you for this session. I really needed it You are a blessing.
Clara C Sammet
01:05:25
Thank you and happy New Years.
Christine Picot
01:05:27
WONDERFUL! Thank you all so much.
Elisabeth Ballew
01:05:27
Great presentation!
Jodi Lamb
01:05:41
thanks for a great session!
Edward Dadez
01:05:43
I need to put this information into practice.
Melissa Jones
01:06:45
Thank you! Wonderful way to start the new term!
Sha'leda Mirra
01:06:55
You're welcome
Christina Cazanave
01:06:56
Thank you Melissa!