By now, you (hopefully!) can recite ways to prevent the spread of coronavirus in your sleep: wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, don’t touch your face, and sanitize commonly used surfaces often, among others. With the constant warnings about COVID-19 and repeated reminders to focus on hygiene, it’s possible even the most laidback person might become obsessive about cleanliness.

On top of that, there’s an underlying layer of stress that’s hard to shake, not to mention handle. Some people are burying themselves in work, some are baking on a regular basis, and others are leaning into at-home workouts—all in an effort to distract themselves from the daily reminders of COVID-19 while bringing a little joy and comfort into their lives.  To read the full article.