Lida found that being isolated from friends, family and colleagues triggered her anxiety.

So she looked for creative ways she could focus on hope and connection.

She found that actually her family was able to become more connected, albeit from afar.

Hear from Lida in this video, and watch to the end for a particularly joyful way Lida finds resilience – are you joining in?!

Culture of Connection invites communities and organisations across Australia to record and share with us your unique experiences, your stories, your creativity and your messages of hope and resilience through these extraordinary circumstances.

In turn, we’ll share them with our community of 40,000 people across social media and e-news. Your story might just be the one that gets someone else through this time.

Read our guide for ideas to share and how to submit your story.