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Balancing Life: Maintaining Hope in Challenging Times



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Presented by Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Extension Specialist, Community Viability, Virginia Tech; Bethany Eigel, 4-H Youth Development Agent and Unit Coordinator, Chesterfield County; and Alan Rasmussen, Prevention Specialist, Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services

This resources is available as a video only.

Just when many of us were starting to feel like our lives were returning to some sense of normalcy, the Delta variant entered the scene. Now many of us, vaccinated or not, are experiencing some of the same anxieties we thought we could start to let go of a few months ago. It’s been referred to as pandemic whiplash. The psychological toll from feeling like there was some relief… like we could exhale a bit… to a return of escalating Covid cases and mandatory masking is hitting some of us pretty hard. Alan Rasmussen shares key strategies to stay resilient in this current state of affairs.

Presenter: Alan Rasmussen, North Carolina Extension

Hosts: Bethany Eigel and the VCE Human Development Team.  

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Publication Date

April 15, 2022