Break Your Cabin Fever
By Lydia Tissandier
It’s a roller coaster of emotions these days. We wanted to share what’s been getting us through the day in an attempt to brighten yours.
Has anyone else been asking everyone they know for suggestions on new podcasts, recipes, books or anything to simply fill your days and keep your brain from turning into mush? It can’t just be us. We’ve pooled our resources from creative and curious humans and compiled a list of suggestions for you.
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99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.
“[With] more than a decade of sobriety, a degree in Anthropology and four years of improv training, I will attempt to discover human “truths” without any laboratory work, clinical trials or data collection.”
“…great music required not just listening but conversation between the artist and the audience and the audience and the rest of the world.”
KSL Podcasts | Wondery
“Susan Powell vanished on Dec. 7, 2009. Her body was never found…COLD dives deep into the case files, uncovering never-before-heard details.”
“Learn more about the albums you love with Dissect. One album per season, one song per episode…”
WBUR | The New York Times
“Modern Love: The Podcast features the popular New York Times column, with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists themselves.”
“…honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders – who also happen to be mothers.”
“This show brings you folklore that has shaped our world.”
“The cure for the common design podcast.”
Earwolf | Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey
“Each week, Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind-the-scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.”
Scotty Russell | Perspective Collective
“Each week Scotty Russel…and his juggernaut creative guests breakdown the art of healthy hustling, overcoming the inner critic, and growing your creative business.”
The Last Podcast Network
“The Last Podcast On the Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real. From demons and slashers to cults and serial killers…”
The Witches are Coming by Lindy West
Educated by Tara Westover
Still Me by Jojo Moyes
If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim
The Girl on the Train byPaula Hawkins
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
Name of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
7 Principles of Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Michael Greger M.D. and Gene Stone
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Learn something new with free educational videos featuring an animal friend and an accompanying activity or craft.
Cincinnati Art Museum
Experience art online with virtual exhibits, trivia through CAM’s social media platforms, or their blog series Behind-The-Scenes on Conservation.
For Cincy locals, you can visit the new Art Climb steps. (Practice safe social distancing, of course.)
Your home barista isn’t cutting it? These shops will bring the goods to you.
Mariemont, Hyde Park, Oakley, Madisonville, Norwood, & Pleasant Ridge
$30 Minimum, local delivery only.
Free shipping on orders over $26
Refresh Your Mind
Vast library of videos and also live zoom classes.
Free YouTube Channel with a yoga stretch for every problem.
Free classes on their YouTube Channel.
Free meditation and relaxation app.
Breweries, restaurants, retailers, etc. Find local business to support here.
A local Cincy & Northern Kentucky delivery service for food and parcels.
Local apparel, proceeds from all items sold go directly to organizations and individuals working to alleviate the financial and physical impact of COVID-19 in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas.
Have some sewing skills? This online group helps people on the front lines source face masks from local volunteers.
Some non-profits are seeing more demand than ever. Look online to see if there are skills, time, or monetary needs that you can assist with.
Though this is different for all of us, it can be helpful to think about the things we do have. In 2015 we had the chance to work with 8 Days of Greatness with their mission to call the community to perform small acts of kindness, generosity, selflessness, love, remembrance, passion and even celebration. 8 Days of Greatness started yesterday on May 18th, and day 2 (today) is about being grateful. You can start your eight days anytime.
Visit their website for ideas on how to practice each principle every day.