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10 Tips to Enhance Your Resilience During the Storm

As we weather this storm together, many of us are seeking out ways to make it easier for ourselves and loved ones. Below, Health Coach Cheri Timmons guides us through some tips for enhancing our resilience during this difficult time.

This is such a powerful quote.

And an important reminder of the strength we all possess to weather the fear, uncertainty and challenges we are currently facing.

During this unprecedented time of the coronavirus pandemic, we are being blown about in the storm AND there are simple things we can do to break the stress cycle and enhance levels of resilience today and for the days to come.

Ten Tips to Enhance Your Resilience is a guide to interrupting the impact of disruption, controlling what you can and finding gifts in the chaos.

Use these strategies in the moment to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety and as daily practices to increase your resilience reserves.

You are not going through this alone.

We are in this together, Greensboro!

Ten Tips to Enhance Your Resilience During the Storm:

1. Practice mindfulness daily (deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga, meditation)

2. Reduce daily news intake

3. Set boundaries (work space, time, energy)

4. Get plenty of rest

5. Acknowledge your strengths

6. Eat nutritious foods

7. Get outside and move

8. Identify the gifts in the chaos

9. Stay connected with others via video calls

10. Laugh

For more tips, personal coaching and more, email

Cheri Timmonsis a Greensboro Downtown Parks program partner. The work she does with us is critical to providing FREE wellness programming to our park community. As we make our way through these unprecedented times, consider how you might support local Greensboro non-profits like us, as well as local businesses, artists, entrepreneurs like Cheri, makers, and more. We'll continue to bring you free programming through our digital platforms and look forward to having you join us and Cheri back in the parks soon!

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