Now that we’ve made it through two-thirds of 2020, thought leaders and experts within wellness have used research from the pandemic to curate studies on the effects of COVID-19, providing action plans and next steps. Here are a few articles with topics we saw trending in August 2020.

This Is Why Exercise Feels So Hard Right Now—And How to Deal

As discussed within the Physical Wellness dimension of the 6 Dimensions of Wellness, exercise can act as stress relief. Sometimes, however, exercise can act as a stressor and feel hard to accomplish. Ashley Mateo from WELL + GOOD explains why in this article.

Immunity Resilience

Dr. Mark Pettus MD, FACP, ABOIM, NWI Board of Directors member, Director of Wellness-Population Health and Community Care at Berkshire Health Systems, and Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School created a video presentation on how to improve your immunity resilience.

Most Older Adults Have Experienced Ageism; Still Hold Positive Attitudes Toward Aging

The vast majority of Americans over the age of 50 report they experience some form of ageism. Despite the prevalence, they also report they maintain a positive attitudes toward aging. This article discusses the reasons for the positive attitude in spite of judgement.

Responding to Distressed People

A tool originally created for Grand Valley State University faculty and staff members, this handout guides the reader in what to do when handling someone experiencing a crisis.