Things are scary right now — for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re a millionaire celebrity living in a mansion or you’re a single mom who lost all three of your jobs: everyone is stressed out right now. Sure, some are much more stressed than others, especially those who are dealing with health concerns or family issues, but there is no doubt about it: everyone is overwhelmed at the moment.
*The last thing anyone at work wants is for someone to be injured on the job.
What do you do when it happens to you? Getting hurt anywhere is bad, but when it’s at work, there are special considerations to deal with.
The coronavirus known as COVID-19, as of this writing, is still spreading rapidly across the U.S., and quarantines are still in progress. This is having a major impact on the nation and its people, and that likely includes you, too. At best, being in quarantine away from work or college is boring or annoying, and at worst, it may do great damage to your financial life. But now is not the time for despair. During quarantine, you can use all this newfound free time to reassess your lifestyle and your collection of worldly possessions and practice some self-care. Overall, Americans push themselves very hard to succeed in school, work, and life in general, and a lot of self-care ideas are neglected on the way. But now, you can relearn those self-care ideas and emerge from quarantine feeling much better about yourself and your lifestyle. How might this work?
There’s this Yiddish proverb that says, “Man plans and God laughs.” The saying points to the volatility of life and how, despite intricate planning, things don’t always pan out as planned. But it there’s one thing Americans seem to be great at planning for, it’s weddings. In the United States, there are 44,230 weddings on average that take place each weekend. In the year 2018, the U.S. wedding industry was worth a mind-boggling $72 billion. It’s safe to say that weddings are big business. Continue reading