As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people are finding ourselves stuck in a constant state of stress. Biologically, this stress response is our body’s natural way of coping. It is the sympathetic nervous system that takes over. Our sympathetic nervous system is designed for this time – to quickly act to protect ourselves and those we love. But what happens when our sympathetic nervous system goes on overdrive? Consistently set off with the latest news, scary grocery store runs, and economic turmoil. This combined with social isolation is a recipe for mental health weariness.