So it’s been about 4 months that we have been asked to quarantine ourselves. One of the biggest things I believe we have recognized is that we need socialization more than we were aware of. Even going and being among our fellow humans as we carry on about our day is essential. My memory goes to days I was riding the subway in New York City. The smells of urine permeated the air as I made my way to my destination. The smell really sucked but it was human. It was humanity. I am a people watcher and I need to be with people and watch the world.
Now we are becoming pod people. Imagine a world in which we all are bouncing around in bubbles. Bouncing against each other like balls on a tennis court. Maybe that’s my next short story?
About this time of year, we all might be planning a trip or a vacation with friends to release the pent-upness of life, but now we have to think twice.
Here are a few tips to help with release.