When someone asks how are you doing, the real question is are they really expressing goodwill and concerned about our well being?
Here is a series of questions you may consider asking if you are an inquiring mind who wants to know.
How are you taking care of yourself today?
What part of your shelter-in-place residence have you come to appreciate the most?
What surprising thing have you been stocking up on (that isn’t toilet paper)?
What’s a story from a book, a movie, an article, a conversation – that you’ve been gripped by recently?