COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of Virginians across all regions. The impact has been physical emotional, and, for many financial. This has caused stress and anxiety. It has also resulted in much gratitude to those who have been on the frontline Virginians on the frontline have been many–including our healthcare workers, those who have kept our essential services open, and those helping neighbors or friends in need
Being aware of the emotional impact that the pandemic has had on our lives is important. Sharing your Story can be therapeutic for the storyteller and can provide insight to those who read them. Another way to cope is to lift up others through gratitude and recognition-appreciation is always very much needed.
Share Your Story! Share Your Gratitude! is a platform where we can recognize all of those who have been heroes through these troubling times. If you or someone you know would like to share COVID-19 experiences, or give a special shout out to those serving on the frontline, please visit htts://frontlinewellnessva to:
- Share a story
- Nominate someone to share their story, or recognize them as a frontline warrior
- Thank someone (or everyone!) on the frontline
- Thank someone who assisted you as a frontline worker (with childcare preparing food, etc.)
Your words are powerful & can positively impact others as we move through this together!