Since the inception of the Covid-19 Virus, we have developed new habits: washing hands, wearing masks, sanitizing anything we touch, no touching others and keeping our distance. All protection from deadly germs. But what about our mental health risks – what is our protection against automatic negative thoughts, sadness, loss, depression?

In times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a positive, healthy mental state is our greatest immunity and tool for strengthened resilience. Blue Courage Master Trainers Michael Nila, Jack Hart, and Howard Powers discuss the importance of positivity and simple tips to develop “learned optimism!”