Coronavirus - How are you feeling?
Greetings AFS Fit Fam! This is certainly a disconcerting time for all of us. The fear, anxiety and uncertain (both from a health and economic perspective) surrounding the Coronavirus is almost palpable everywhere you go. In a time where we've been urged by public health officials to "socially distance" ourselves from others (which I think is absolutely the right expectation to set medically), we have to be aware of our mental health during this period of time. Fear, anxiety, uncertainty and social isolation are all things that diminish our mental health and well-being.
I want to ask a question, but before I do, I want to assure every single AFS client of one thing. Our entire team will be working diligently during this crisis to ensure our facilities are the safest environments possible to attempt to help you maintain some sense of normalcy in you life. We still want AFS to the be the place you can come and forget about the troubles of the real world for just an hour a day. We are certainly paying attention to public health recommendations and will never ignore those. At the same time we will do everything to serve you as best we can throughout this difficult time, however we need to do that.
I think the first place that can start is here, in our community forum, just by connecting and talking to one another about our fears, concerns, and hopes for what this difficult time will bring. That's what I ask to all of you, our AFS community, how are you feeling about this? What are the fears, emotions, concerns, and hopes that are coming up. Sharing and letting other people know they're not alone is the best thing we can do to get through tough times like this. I won't ask you to share, without me sharing first, you'll find my feelings below. Please share in turn. With Love, Mike
Michael E. Stack, BS
CFP CSCS*D CPS
AGENT OF CHANGE, CEO, & Exercise Physiologist