There are a lot of feelings that come with the COVID-19 crisis. Many people are experiencing stress, anxiety, anger, sadness, and fear among other negative emotions. We recommend taking some time during this crisis to find a little positivity everyday. If you need some help finding happy distractions, we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of happy news, fun adventures, cute creatures and silly songs that might help lift your spirits!
Just a few short months ago the Denver Zoo welcomed it’s newest member Joona, a Greater One-horned Rhino! The zoo has since then set up camera’s in her indoor area, that allow you to watch the new baby rhino from the comfort of your home! The zoo also regularly posts videos of their other animals enjoying all of the sunshine we’ve been getting recently. Check out their most recent video of Przewalski’s horses below, and click HERE to see more!
If you’re just in need of some good news, check out actor John Krasinski’s Youtube channel Some Good News, where he highlights good news from around the world! Bonus: If you know of a recent grad, be sure to share his video to the 2020 graduating class, with them!
Another great source for finding good news, is the Good News Network, where you can discover good news from around the world and the US. You can visit the Good News Network by clicking HERE.
Explore The World
There’s no better distraction than taking a vacation. While travel isn’t recommend right now, we suggest trying out a virtual vacation. Google Arts & Culture, offers beautiful virtual tours of national parks, museums, and art collections. You can even watch virtual performances, like their most recent video, a beautiful rendition of Simon Boccanegra’s Act 1, “Plebe, Patrizi, Popolo” preformed by 95 artists from various cities.
If you’re looking for an adventure, more out of this world, Google Arts & Culture also features videos from NASA. Check out their 360 video tour of Orion’s Nebula!
Need A Laugh?
Try checking out some cute, funny and groovy? videos that are circulating the web right now! Watch the family lockdown boogie, if you need to dance, and laugh- especially if you’ve been stuck inside with your family for the last few weeks!
Please remember everyone experiences things differently, but we’re all in this together! During a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, it is absolutely normal to feel a range of emotions. If you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed and need help, check out our blog post on how to manage your anxiety during the coronavirus crisis by clicking HERE.