Social distancing may not be everyone’s personal favorite, but my entire life has led to this.

Don’t get me wrong. I am outgoing. I can be very loud. I even love hosting parties of somewhere between twelve to fourteen people. But I’m still very much an introvert. It just takes me thirteen thousand bajillion trillion times as long to decompress and recoup from things.

However, I’m related by lots of blood to lots outgoing extroverts and have made them watch A LOT of movies with me. Mostly during one of my M. Night Shyamalan-a-thons.

And I have learned SO MANY THINGS about myself and my self’s love of social distance. Now, I pass those savings on to you:

Here is everything I need to know about social distancing for anyone who may not love being home, alone, in the dark as much as I do.

GIF of M. Night Shyamalan driving away from Mel Gibson. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of M. Night Shyamalan driving away from Mel Gibson. Courtesy of Google Image Search

It is VERY okay to NOT watch news.

GIF of Joaquin Phoenix hates watching the news. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Joaquin Phoenix hates watching the news. Courtesy of Google Image Search

It’s okay dress to the nines even if no one else is home. I don’t have to stay in pajamas. I will, but I don’t have to.

GIF of James McAvoy dressed up. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of James McAvoy dressed up. Courtesy of Google Image Search

Getting creative in the kitchen is a fun way to spend an hour.

GIF of kitchen cabinet scene from SIGNS. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of kitchen cabinet scene from SIGNS. Courtesy of Google Image Search

Hydration is key.

GIF of Abigail Breslin asking for a glass of water. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Abigail Breslin asking for a glass of water. Courtesy of Google Image Search

There’s room for so many activities indoors.

GIF of Joaquin Phoenix playing baseball with aliens in SIGNS. . Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Joaquin Phoenix playing baseball with aliens in SIGNS. Courtesy of Google Image Search

It’s okay to reach out for support if I’m scared, hungry, happy, avoiding manufactured terrors, or bored.

GIF of friendship in THE VILLAGE. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of friendship in THE VILLAGE. Courtesy of Google Image Search

It’s okay if I can’t even.

GIF of Paul Giamatti letting go of a lawn chair. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Paul Giamatti letting go of a lawn chair. Courtesy of Google Image Search

If alphabetizing my spice cabinet by height is wrong I don’t want to be right. You heard me.

GIF of Anya Taylor-Joy letting James McAvoy brush her hair. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Anya Taylor-Joy letting James McAvoy brush her hair. Courtesy of Google Image Search

‘Alone’ does not mean lonely.

GIF of Bryce Dallas Howard. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Bryce Dallas Howard. Courtesy of Google Image Search

It’s never too soon to update social media profiles.

GIF of James McAvoy. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of James McAvoy. Courtesy of Google Image Search

Social distancing is a great time to explore those unfamiliar corners of your home.

GIF of Jame McAvoy. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Jame McAvoy. Courtesy of Google Image Search

There’s nothing like Quality Fresh Air Outdoors Fun Time. As long as you stay home.

GIF of Bryce Dallas Howard. Courtesy of Google Image Search
GIF of Bryce Dallas Howard enjoying Fresh Air. Courtesy of Google Image Search