Mental health: Tips and resources for navigating uncertain times 

It is okay to not feel okay right now. This pandemic is traumatic. Many of us are struggling. 

Our minds and bodies tend to shift into a state of hyper-vigilance when faced with trauma. Hyper-vigilance helps keep us safe and alive; it’s the mechanism in our brain that reminds us to wash our hands, wear masks, and social distance. This state, while important, can also take a long-term toll on our mental and physical health. 

There are steps you can take to improve your mental health and resiliency during this time. Read the Balanced You blog for tips and resources.