You can say it: Life as you know it is completely different right now, and it feels crappy. With COVID-19 sweeping the country and world, major restrictions and regulations have been put in place to help slow the spread of the virus. And those probably feel like, well, major restrictions and regulations on your life.
To be clear, the novel coronavirus is no joke. Even if there aren’t confirmed COVID-19 cases in your area, it’s likely the virus is still circulating near you, says Dr Rajeev Fernando, an infectious disease expert in Southampton, New York.
“Many areas that ‘don’t have new coronavirus’ really do — there’s just a lack of testing,” he notes. So on some level, *everyone* must accept this new normal, even if that’s tough to do.
But while the virus warrants taking serious precautions, the…