Keeping Your Job and Your Sanity in the Time of Covid-19

Try to stick to your routines as much as you possibly can

If you have a home office, use that space for work during typical work hours

Extend some grace to your colleagues and to yourselves as we all try to make sense of what is happening to the world around us

The last thing anyone needs is to be shamed for not remaining at peak productivity or ingenuity because they have “all this free time” to do other things.

Don’t beat yourself up if you are unable to finally finish that lingering project or utilize this time to acquire new skills

If necessary, negotiate a work-from-home stipend to help defray internet and other costs you need to successfully work from home

Continue to take scheduled time off and take advantage of company holidays by unplugging