It is now very likely that many of us may have to stay at home for several weeks, if not months. Some of us living alone will have to go through entire days with no physical interactions, while those with kids will have to juggle trying to get some work done (when working remotely is even possible) and managing their children’s own wellbeing.
Weeks of isolation will no doubt put a strain on people’s relationships for those living with their family, and be very challenging for those living on their own. Working remotely also means that people are at risk of never ‘switching off’, or struggling to find time for productive work.
Everyone will have a different answer to what they need to do to manage their own wellbeing, but as internal communicators we can encourage them to think about it and make it a priority if we want to maintain productivity in the next few weeks. Here’s a few tips;