Teams-based Debriefing Groups for stress and coping available for frontline employees and employees involved in the COVID response

Engaging in emergency response and working on the frontline during emergencies is inevitably stressful for King County employees. While the work is rewarding, the long hours, breadth of demands, and exposure to human suffering can be difficult for even the most seasoned responder. What are Debriefing Groups Team-based Debriefing Groups are spaces to connect with... Continue Reading →

Balanced You mindfulness class schedule for Fall 2021

Balanced You is partnering once again with Mindfulness Northwest to offer free mindfulness classes and workshops to King County employees. All classes are held live on Zoom. "COVID-brain" is a term used colloquially to describe the fatigue and forgetfulness our minds are experiencing as a result of the stress and anxiety from the ongoing pandemic. Mindfulness is... Continue Reading →

RESCHEDULED! Let’s Talk COVID-19: A Conversation on Trauma, Stigma, Grief and Growth, Oct. 1

Due to technical difficulties, this event was rescheduled for October 1, 2021. King County employees are invited to join community facilitators to hold space for our feelings and experiences related to COVID-19 and vaccination. Let’s Talk COVID-19: A Conversation on Trauma, Stigma, Grief and Growth Friday, Oct. 1 12:30 - 2 p.m. Zoom link: https://kingcounty.zoom.us/j/85055960730... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Balanced You blog posts of 2020

This year, the Balanced You blog became an even more important source of information for King County employees, with readership doubling from 12,000 visitors in 2019 to 24,000 visitors in 2020.  Articles included COVID-19 supports, well-being tips, program information, and resources for allyship. To round out 2020, Balanced You is highlighting our top 10 most... Continue Reading →

Stress less this holiday season

The holiday season will look different for many people this year. Many of us will still find ways to cultivate joy and cherish time with loved ones, whether virtually or safely in-person. Many of us will also undergo sadness and fatigue from experiencing holidays during a pandemic. Balanced You and King County’s Making Life Easier program offer the... Continue Reading →

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