Central Rotarian Julia Guaghan, Prevention and Education Manager at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, addressed how to maintain behavioral health during times of stress, an ideal topic for the Club’s first virtual meeting during the COVID-10 crisis.  Julia declared that resiliency and well-being can be enhanced with mindfulness practices.

Julia shared several apps and other resources that people can use to cultivate mindfulness practice.  One is an app called  myStrengths www.mystrength.com. Ten Percent Happier is a great book/app/resource/podcast to learn more about the science behind meditation.  She also noted that Yale University has a free course on the Science of Well-Being.