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Communicating With Your Kids, Teens, and Aging Parents to Soothe Anxiety During A Pandemic

COVID-19 has made daily life unpredictable and stressful for all ages. Somehow you have to balance your own well-being with taking care of an anxious family. Luckily, psychologists and psychiatrists have your back with advice.

While modeling calmness, compassion, and validation is key to assuring all loved ones, here are specific ways you can help each age group.

*The advice shared in this article is not meant to replace the treatment and direction of your own mental or health care provider.

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2020 Home Trends for These COVID Times

These days we are forced to use our home for more than just living between work and school. Our homes have become an office, school, quarantine headquarters, and more. The longer we shelter in place, the smaller and smaller our living quarters seem to be. But, you don’t have to let the walls close in on you. Take the opportunity to make your home functional for these COVID times that many have prognosticated will be with us for a while.

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Get Back In The Social Game With These Social Distancing Events

Everything closing down, keeping your distance from loved ones, your daily life interrupted; it all happened so suddenly. Feeling forced to stay inside can surely give you cabin fever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the best of the situation! 

For a few months now, it’s felt like we’ve been at a dead end. We’ve binged watched all our favorite TV shows, slept in unusually late, got back into old hobbies, or even found new ones. While it’s been nice to sit back and enjoy the time with family, we also start to miss our friends. And now, it’s not the same, you can’t just make a plan and make it happen, there’s a set of guidelines to be followed. Even though it can be tricky planning around it all, we’ve got some tips and ideas to help you get back into the social norm!  We hope you enjoy these social distancing event checklists to get the ball rolling.

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Easily Connect with Those You Love, and Have Fun Doing So!

Easily Check On Those You Love, and Have Fun Doing It!

Introducing GetAssist’s NEW Beta Chat App!

 

Now more than ever we must lean on each other for support as we navigate this difficult time in history. While social isolation inevitably raises mental health concerns, we can all do our part in lessening the impact.

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Consolidate Business Services on GetAssist (Like Team Video Calls) and Save!

Consolidate Business Services on GetAssist (Like Team Video Calls) and save!

Introducing GetAssist’s NEW Beta Chat App! 

Businesses everywhere are looking to save money right now.

Did you know that GetAssist offers a suite of business tools that can replace all your separate subscriptions!? From Invoicing, File Sharing, Project Management, Job Posting, Networking and Leads… And NOW the NEW GetAssist Beta Chat offers video calls up to 10 people with screen sharing!
Consolidate, Save, and #ConnectWithPurpose when you combine all your business services on GetAssist!
Learn more about GetAssist Beta Chat below.

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Show Your Teen Love by Communicating Their Way

 

It’s sad but true that most teenagers measure a person’s relevancy by how many followers they have and how entertaining their social media posts are. If you want to give them advice but can’t seem to get through to them, why not try communicating their way? There’s great value in using the media at your fingertips to connect in an environment that is comfortable for your teen. Further, your own online activity is vital when it comes to modeling respectful online exchanges!

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Host the Hottest Holiday Party with GetAssist

The holidays can evoke some stress, especially if you are the host of a much-anticipated gathering. This year, kick back and enjoy the party alongside your guests with a little help from GetAssist! From invitations, to organizing, to preparing your home and providing yummy food, GetAssist’s incredible features are designed to help tackle each task. Let’s make your holiday party wishlist come true!

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Make Life Easier With These GetAssist Features

 

At GetAssist, we strive to always offer innovative yet easy-to-use features for our members. Through our mission of encouraging individuals to Connect With Purpose, it only makes sense that we equip them with the necessary tools to do so! Take a moment to check out some of our latest features.  Read more

6 Steps to Fearlessly Lead an Online Community

online community leaderWhat’s the difference between productive online conversations and angry online snipping matches?

Leadership.

Online communities are powerhouses of collaboration that demand fearless leaders to succeed. They otherwise become vacuums of disinformation and vitriol that inevitably fail.

The best social managers build constituencies with purpose and a strategy for growth. They ensure that members exchange valuable information, advice and ideas. They administer a steady flow of content that’s timely, relevant and encourages feedback. They ask thoughtful questions and respond to comments.

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What Help to Hire for a Productive New Year


hire help on GetAssist to have quality time for your family

Happy New Year! Now that you’ve had a chance to relax and celebrate a bit, are you ready to dive back into productivity? January tends to be a month filled with newfangled goals as you embark on fulfilling your resolutions or simply adjusting old habits. As you reflect on the past year, can you think of some areas in your life that you could use assistance with? The answer is likely “yes”, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that! We all need a helping hand sometimes. Likewise, we could all use more time to focus on the things that light our personal fires.

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