Originally posted on  https://drinkmana.com/blogs/news/quarantine-aint-all-that-bad.

When was the last time sitting in front of the TV was the solution to a global problem? Enjoy it while it lasts! 

Nearly overnight our society has gone into hibernation. And with all the talk about health and safety, it may seem that there is no place for positive news. Wrong! Positive thinking is one of the best medicines for a crisis like this. Again and again, psychological research has shown that it is the key to overcoming stress, anxiety, and above all, boredom! 

Here are a few tips for how to keep your mood up in spite of it all 🙂

1. Help others in need!

Post a note on the front door of your building or other visible spot near home offering help to your senior neighbors or those who are ill (don’t forget to leave your contact info!). Or, if you don’t feel comfortable doing that, give your loved ones a call! You know grandma would be thrilled to hear from you 🙂

2. Take the time to prepare healthy meals. 

Think of all those rushed mornings when you wished you could sit down for a nice breakfast and read the news. Well, now you can! Try this sweet recipe for Mana banana pancakes from Ben Cristovao, one of our influencers:

Ingredients:

1 cup oat flakes

1 mashed…

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