As the coronavirus continues to decimate on a global scale, we've all been forced to realize just how fragile life can be. No one expected the string of a disease we once knew to become such a deadly force. And after rumors that a vaccine could take up to twelve months have surfaced, we must come together to help those most vulnerable in our society.
And there's one method we have been advised to adopt: Social distancing.
To make it easier for you guys, BroadwayHD is offering a free service where you can watch broadway musicals for a limited time. Keep scrolling to see a list of which ones are on offer...
Social Distancing: What is it?
via: Getty ImagesYou've probably heard this term being thrown about these past few weeks but what is the true meaning behind it?
It is the act of limiting social interaction.
via: Getty ImagesThis includes reducing how often we go out to visit our friends, other family members, how often we attend events and gatherings.
Is it effective?
via: Getty ImagesHow do I stress this so that the world can understand? It is very important that we control and limit our social interaction as it will prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. If you don't come into contact with people as often, you can't pass on the germs.
How can we do this effectively?
via: Getty ImagesIn order to carry out social distancing in an effective manner, we all need to first understand how serious this global pandemic has become. Why? Because some people don't realize the severity of this virus, ain't that right, Vanessa Hudgens and co.?
It's about protecting the more vulnerable people in our society.
via: Getty ImagesThere are many factors that make some people more susceptible to falling victim to the disease and it typically involves their health or their age.
So if you're young, healthy and contract the virus, you've got a good chance of surviving...
via: Getty ImagesBut it's not about you. It's about everyone else. That's why social distancing is important, in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
And recently, people have been sharing tips online about how to spend all your free time...
via: Getty ImagesI know things seem hopeless right now, but these photos and tips are so heartwarming that your faith in our communities will be restored. Keep scrolling to see them as well as the surprise BroadwayHD has in store for us all...
Supported a local restaurant to order dinner tonight through Skip The Dishes. Driver left bag at front porch as ins… https://t.co/BliPfZz6rh— Laura Zver #WearAMask (@Laura Zver #WearAMask)1584571139.0
Actually get up, get dressed, and go for a walk (if you can) before you start work.— Sophia Collins (@Sophia Collins)1584462595.0
Have a glass of water on your desk. You are 1 million times more likely to drink enough water if it's right there.— Sophia Collins (@Sophia Collins)1584462696.0
Use chores to break up the day. It's a good idea to move from your seat every 20 mins or so anyway. Also, to rest y… https://t.co/hBH9MrTBgA— Sophia Collins (@Sophia Collins)1584462790.0
“Listening to music, playing games and doing face masks” - Harry on what he does while self-isolating— Harry Styles Updates. (@Harry Styles Updates.)1584568213.0
One of the interesting things about being a writer in this self isolating era is that your initial thought: “great,… https://t.co/9dNGhTwEkE— Irvine Welsh (@Irvine Welsh)1584600568.0
Tip 7:Netflix can wait until the final straw. It will still be there, don't worry.
The cutest idea for anyone bored self isolating or just looking to put a smile on someone’s face !! 🥺 https://t.co/qntMVVAjhc— L P 🤍 (@L P 🤍)1584607121.0
Happy to use our Huyton Village barbershop as a drop off point if anyone has spare toilet rolls/ tinned food etc fo… https://t.co/5DIFjgtDR8— Rogues & Rascals💈 (@Rogues & Rascals💈)1584563548.0
#SocialDistancing + aerobics = neighborhood dance party! #covid19 #QuarantineLife https://t.co/cUoqhyis2M— Erin Stewart (@Erin Stewart)1584543600.0
When quarantined or self-isolating, stay active. Use your time wisely with brain healthy activities. Read a book, l… https://t.co/KStgrzfCrH— Daniel G. Amen, M.D. (@Daniel G. Amen, M.D.)1584565687.0
Tip 12:Spend some quality time with your family and your partners, obviously if they are not displaying any concerning symptoms.
There could be students right now dealing with the loss of a grandparent due to the virus, families struggling to s… https://t.co/wV2eNlkIfh— Jaytee🧋 (@Jaytee🧋)1584577868.0
Day 7 #selfisolating We’ve been making the most of the dry weather. In the garden hunting for mini beasts, and pr… https://t.co/Ke2Rf9WPD7— Laura Blakemore (@Laura Blakemore)1584617917.0
My #selfisolating Pad Thai Boil Noodles (rice best, spaghetti works) Set aside Mix 3 Tbsp Lime 2 Tbsp Fish sauc… https://t.co/d7mNgj2DOF— Tommy Campbell (@Tommy Campbell)1584583111.0
Working from home means the dogs get to have photoshoots every second of every day. Here's Charlie reminding you th… https://t.co/cRJwOwTt2k— Thanuri Welaratne (@Thanuri Welaratne)1584600846.0
via: Getty ImagesIf all else fails, you've always got this amazing backup. It's time to curl up on the sofa with some popcorn and put a good ol' musical on.
BroadwayHD is offering a free service for us all.
via: Getty ImagesThe streaming platform is allowing users to enjoy Broadway, West End, and other elite venue performances for a generous 7-day trial.
That's right, you can watch everything from ballets to plays.
via: Getty ImagesSome of the most popular watches include the following: "Cats," "The King and I," and "The Sound of Music." There are also originals on the platform filmed including performances of "Kinky Boots" and "42nd Street." So make the most of the opportunity and please remember to keep safe during this difficult period in our lives.