Uplifting memes, tweets, and jokes surrounding the Covid-19 to help you through coronavirus anxiety
Don't get us wrong: the global pandemic is no joke. It has pulled the rug from under our feet, halting everything from events to travel to physical human interaction. These are difficult times. But amidst the panic and horror, silver linings are everywhere. Meme-makers are flooding the Internet with funny content to make us laugh through our anxiety. Optimists and light-bringers are spreading postive vibes with uplifting messages and stories to give us hope. Here are our favourite 20, for 2020:
The hand sanitiser is the AirPods of 2020.
Turns out our nastiest habit is...
So here we are, setting new dating standards.
You're supposed to wash your hands for 20 seconds. UK Health Minister Matt Hancock suggested singing "happy birthday" while at it, but people soon got tired of the tune. Developer William Gibson quickly came to the rescue with his little site washyourlyrics.com, which generates an infographic with lyrics to the song of your choice that will last for the appropriate amount of time to wash your hands. You're welcome.
Speaking of our all-time favourite songs, Vanessa Carlton has a very important message for us:
Taking our self-care to the next level.
A friendly reminder that self-care also involves getting some sun.
In times of self-isolation, our pets save the day.
Not forgetting our best selves to do happy hour with.
Even without social distancing measures, please respect personal space.
In case you run out of greeting ideas:
Live longer and prosper. pic.twitter.com/iQ4gPtXT3Z— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 5, 2020
How our commute looks like these days.
Birthdays aren't cancelled, just postponed!
my 30th birthday is today but i just want everyone to know that i will be postponing it indefinitely due to coronavirus, and i will be turning 30 at a later date. thank you!— jonny sun (@jonnysun) March 12, 2020
Other things that are NOT cancelled.
Let's continue to believe that anything is possible.
let’s not forget that rapunzel was quarantined and met her future husband so let’s think positively here— sam fischer (@samfischer52) March 16, 2020
And find new appreciation for things we may have taken for granted.
And remember that in the midst of chaos...
Silver linings are everywhere.
As we fight for a better tomorrow.