During Quarantine, I Learned More About Myself – Here’s How I’m Letting that Improve My Life We’ve heard it over and over again: This global pandemic is an unprecedented time. But a lot of what we’ve learned about ourselves during this time is unprecedented, too. Regardless of whether we’re happy Read more…
Lauren Townsend felt confident that the Lord had called her into nursing, but she didn’t quite realize exactly what that would entail starting her career in a global pandemic.
She said she felt thankful and excited to have gotten this job in February because in March, the hospital stopped hiring due to low funds.
The COVID-19 Quarantine Can Exacerbate Domestic Violence Situations; Here’s How You Can be a Much-Needed Ally to Survivors
“I have yet to talk to a victim of domestic violence that hasn’t come to believe her middle name is ‘Bitch’ because that’s what she’s called all the time,” said Nancy Friauf, president of Partnership Against Domestic Violence.
While domestic violence often starts with emotional abuse, it can snowball into other forms. Multiply that times 10 during the COVID-19 quarantine.
As she walks around Target, Kayla McManus-Viana, an undergraduate at the Georgia Institute of Technology, feels like something is crushing her chest. Her fingers fidget, she says, as she sees all of the customers without masks.
Like individuals, small businesses make plans to grow every year. While the ‘rona continues to plague everyone with unexpected challenges, one barbecue restaurant in Marietta has found light in the darkness.
Beyond the ‘rona media cycle, my first moments of having the gravity of the situation put into perspective was at my job at a major retailer that primarily sells electronic goods. Shortly after my last shift, I became short of breath with a tightness in my chest and also developed a dry cough.