There is no denying the far-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its effects are being felt across the country and world. Beyond the obvious medical impacts, additional impacts are social isolation, financial hardship, and relational pressures. Not one of us is exempt. Military families are especially vulnerable because you deal with stressors unique to the Military community, specifically the expectation to remain vigilant and ever-prepared for battle, and the frequent moves that are required for national defense.
So have you been feeling tired, worried, short-tempered, lethargic, down, or just plain uninterested in things that used to make you happy?
Did you know that two of the most helpful things that you can do for your own health—mental and physical—is to reach out and stay active?
Consider availing yourself of these services, many of them virtual, to reach out and stay active:
Reaching out, improving communication, engaging in regular exercise, and enjoying a well-balanced diet can relieve stress, improve your mood and overall mental health, and benefit your immune system. So don’t give in to a mental health slump caused by this pandemic. Fight back by reaching out and staying active! For more resources, contact your local Semper Fit Human Performance team.
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