I barely touched my books these past few days...
I am remote teaching and I find myself working way more than I was before (and I was already working long hours before). Also, being in front of a screen almost all day really tires out my eyes, which makes reading more difficult.
So...I was feeling really guilty for not starting on my reading goals. I even cried the other day because I felt like I let myself down. Luckily, I encountered this video on YouTube:
It's good to hear this message: It's okay that you're not reading right now.
We are all going through different experiences with COVID-19 so it is okay to be simply surviving.
The video also helped me realize that I AM still reading in some way. I started reading Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon. Yes, I read about 2 pages per day, but hey! I am reading! Also, I am listening to audiobooks since my mind can't really focus right now. It's a slow process but I tend to get about 40 minutes of listening a day. So...that's not bad.
I can't beat myself down for not doing things a certain way. As long as my loved ones and I are safe and sound, it is all good!
What did you think about the video? How are you faring lately?