The Dos and Don’ts of Human Kindness During Coronavirus

Colleen Markley
10 min readMar 25, 2020

And how to help yourself by helping others during a pandemic

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We’re anxious. We’re uncertain. We’re worried. That’s all normal and important to validate. How do we alleviate that? Studies show it’s by helping others.

I’ve worked with nonprofits for decades, and recently gave a workshop about the personal benefits of volunteering. Volunteering is…

Colleen Markley

Award-winning writer. Memoir Instructor. (#amquerying a novel about the end of the world where only the women survive).