How Will We Cope With the Pandemic Fall?

Emilee Geist

Once we’ve acknowledged the hardship, “the critical piece is to not stay stuck there,” Dr. Teachman said. “We can recognize that things are hard, without wallowing.” Identify what we have lost (such as socializing), and then find alternatives — maybe online meet-ups, a pod with another family or simply bundling up.

“If you have the opportunity, invest in a really good winter coat,” Dr. Teachman said. “Look into a little heater to put on a patio.”

Planning ahead is important. “Plan now before it gets very cold,” Dr. Teachman said. This is partly for practical reasons — that heater might be on back-order — and partly for psychological ones, as “it’s actually much harder to make and implement plans once you’re already feeling anxious and stressed.” Dr. Dagnew noted that uncertainty is a key reason we feel stress, so “having a plan is the antidote for uncertainty.”

Every therapist emphasized

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New roofing, siding or doors can help you fall in love with your home again | Sponsored Content

Emilee Geist



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More and more homeowners are adding value to their properties by creating fun, practical, and inviting outdoor spaces. Porches, patios, fire pits, flower gardens, and children’s playsets all draw people outside.

When you’re thinking about these outdoor spaces, don’t forget about your home’s exterior as part of your design plans. It might not be the first thing you think about, but no matter what modification you’ll be making to your outdoor space, your home’s exterior will serve as the backdrop. So, the colors, textures, and materials of your roof, gutters, siding, and doors should not just be there to protect your home, but look amazing and bump your curb appeal.

Here are a few of those exterior features you should keep in mind, and how the pros at Greenawalt can help you build the home exterior of your dreams to make you fall in love with your home again –

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Mazes of maize: Get lost in a corn field this fall

Emilee Geist

(WPRI) ─ Nothing says “fall” like venturing through rows and rows of corn.

Corn mazes have become a fall favorite in Southern New England. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for some local farms to make their mazes safe for guests.

While several farms opted not craft their corn mazes this year, those that did had to battle extreme drought conditions.

There’s no better way to see a corn maze than from the air, so Meteorologist T.J. Del Santo flew Sky Done 12 over the mazes that decided to open this year.

Know before you go: Detailed 7-Day Forecast »

Escobar Farm ─ Portsmouth, R.I.

Escobar Farm Corn Maze with a salute to farmers
Escobar Farm corn maze

The 8-acre corn maze at Escobar’s Highland Farm in Portsmouth will keep you busy all afternoon.

This year, the maze’s design is a tribute to farmers. A tractor is carved into the rows of corn, along with

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Tory Burch is having a major fall savings event on bags, boots and more

Emilee Geist

National Review

Andrew Cuomo’s Horrific Decisions

Observers of New York politics over the past several years understand that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fanatical obsession with humiliating and overruling his fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio towers over every other consideration in the Empire State. Sometimes Cuomo’s habits come across as merely silly, as when he intervened in de Blasio’s decision to euthanize a deer found roaming around in Harlem. Sometimes Cuomo has slowed down de Blasio’s aggressive moves to the left. But when it came to the coronavirus, de Blasio was the first of the two to decide to take it seriously. As always, Cuomo could not allow de Blasio to seem to be ahead of him on any matter, so he reflexively opposed de Blasio’s suggestion to take serious steps to curb the spread of infection. Here at last New York’s petty political turf war led to the deaths of innocent

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40 Super Fun Ways to Decorate Your House This Fall

Emilee Geist

The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and pumpkin spice everything is back at stores. You know what that means: fall is here at long last. However, it’s not just your wardrobe that deserves a fresh look for the season—your home could use some sprucing up, too. And with the right fall decorations, you can make your home look like a million bucks without veering into serious kitsch. From your front porch to your powder room, we’ve rounded up the very best ways to decorate your house for fall this year.

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10 things to keep you occupied indoors this fall

Emilee Geist

These new activities will keep you busy for hours.
These new activities will keep you busy for hours.

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At the start of the pandemic, we all tried to keep ourselves occupied with a random assortment of activities from bread making to learning TikTok dances and keeping up with the trends. But as summer rolled around we had the opportunity to spend some time outside and partake in some socially distant activities and outdoor dining. Now that fall is approaching again and the end of the pandemic is nowhere in sight, we’ll probably be spending more time indoors—but this time we’ll be prepared.

There are a ton of products you can buy to keep yourself busy that go beyond the typical board games and puzzles we all resorted to the first go around. From celebrity taught classes to picking up a

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Useful Items To Enhance Your WFH Skills This Fall

Emilee Geist

For some, working remotely has become a way of life over the past few months. But, no matter how long we’ve been taking Zoom calls from our kitchens, the shift from office desk to home desk is still not the most natural of transitions. Luckily, there’s a ton of virtual support out there to help us get back on streamlined workflow track as hazy summer nears its end and back-to-school-season energy sets in. We harnessed our product-hunting prowess to bring both intrepid newbies and seasoned telecommuters in need of an autumn refresh a collection of work-from-home organization items you can order online and receive ASAP.

We’re taking our top WFH tips and pairing them with multiple product suggestions: starting small with time-management notepads and butt-support cushions, then moving up to bigger fish like standing desks and tech organizational systems. Scroll on to get in tip-top shape for giving this remote-productivity

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10 Fall Nail Trends These Pros Are Calling Out

Emilee Geist

All dressed up and nowhere to go? We know the feeling. But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the change in seasons and embrace the latest wave of fall trends. While restocking your wardrobe may not feel feasible or even necessary this year, we’re excited to try out the earthy, muted, and moody tones of autumn with an at-home manicure. That’s right—even if you can’t remember the last time you had a professional tend to your tips and toes, this year’s lineup of fall trends is easy enough to DIY.

To get a jump start on the season, we reached out to a few of our favorite nail experts to hear firsthand what to expect in terms of colors, innovations, and trends this fall. Think of it as an at-home mani consultation that will help guide you through the season ahead. Even better? You’ll know exactly what to ask for

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How Yale SOM Is Going Hybrid For MBAs This Fall

Emilee Geist

Yale School of Management will officially open its doors to MBA students on campus on Monday

When MBA students begin their classes at Yale University’s School of Management on July 31, they will opt into an unprecedented learning experience: an unusual hybrid format. The goal of this blend of in-person classwork and virtual learning will be to recreate some semblance of an MBA experience during a health crisis that has upended nearly every aspect of life.

For the better part of the past four months, Yale SOM faculty, staff and students have been meeting to plan just how this experiment will turn out. The result of all that planning is an elaborate and complex scheme of courses accompanied by a set of now-familiar safety guidelines that include face coverings, social distancing, hand washing, and strict limits on face-to-face interaction. What MBA students actually experience will vary from core to elective

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LIM College Maintains ‘Usual Calendar’ For Fall, Reimagines Internship Program

Emilee Geist

As businesses in New York City work to fully recover from the coronavirus outbreak, schools and colleges are returning to class in the city with a variety of measures to maintain the health and safety of students. For LIM College, this means maintaining its fall calendar while creating a safe environment for students. And for internships, the school is launching a new program model aimed at enhancing the careers of students during these unprecedented times.

Here, Lisa Springer, LIM College provost, and Nina Fiddian-Green, assistant vice president of The Office of Career and Internship Services at LIM College, discuss fall plans the internship program.

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