Today I facilitated a virtual town hall around current events. We discussed COVID-19, job and financial insecurity, political divisiveness, racial injustice and civil unrest — and how it is impacting each of us.
We then had the opportunity to talk about how we can take care of our emotional and mental health. Of the many suggestions the group identified — three ideas rose to the top:
1. Lean on your network. Ask for help. Accept help.
2. Reach out. Support others. Give back. It’s amazing what happens when you stop thinking about yourself and concentrate on others.
3. Look for what’s right. Sometimes the biggest gifts come from the darkest times.
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