The COVID-19 sickness, commonly known as the Coronavirus, has drastically changed the way us in the United States along with our friends and family around the world are living our daily lives.
What started as a virus has quickly morphed into a large cultural and economic phenomenon. People all over the world are not only taking their health more seriously but also making sacrifices and difficult decisions regarding their social and professional lives.
At EnviTours we’re doing the same, by postponing our EnviTours Bali Experience and canceling many events here in Los Angeles and New York. What we love most is sharing our experiences with friends and family through travel, social gatherings, community service, and parties. For obvious reasons, we’re not hosting or as an organization attending anything of the sort. This is our sacrifice.
This does not mean that everything at Envi has come to a screeching halt. We are still holding regular conference calls, working remotely with the internal team and our external partners and staying in touch with the hard workers on the ground around the world dealing with this crisis and the many others that haven’t taken a break.
As the United States and the world go through this time period it’s important to keep everything in perspective. When things seem dismal, look on the bright side. There are many people out there every day making a difference in combatting this virus, providing food to those in need, working with our homeless neighbors and propping up our way of life. Think of the medical staff working excruciatingly long hours, the grocery/drug/pharmacy store employees still coming into work, the police and firefights, and of course everyone else regardless of their job that is just there to lend a helping hand. The coronavirus is bad, it’s deadly, it’s upending a lot of lives and livelihoods, but as long as we all combat it together and make our own sacrifices for the good of society, we will beat it.There are many ways to help your own community, the United States, and the world, all from your own living room. See our next blog posts for a few ways that you can get involved.
Ways To Help
This is a rare time when doing nothing is actually doing something. That statement isn’t completely true because for many of us not going to work, avoiding friends and family, not trying out that new restaurant down the street, is actually doing a lot. This is not an easy task. However, this is the task that the federal government and many state and local governments have asked of their people, to socially distance themselves from others.
For those that can help in other ways…just because we are told not to leave our houses doesn’t mean that we can’t lend a hand in many other ways. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best ways you can help your community, the country, and the world, all from your couch.