Imagine what it feels like to be a high school or college student right now. Their internship or career paths are no longer a reality, many students feel isolated, lonely, and missing out on life’s milestones. They are living in a mental health pandemic; in a world no one could have imagined. Staying optimistic can be a daily challenge and some do not have the insight and connections to stay positive about their futures. Talking about mental health, resilience, and self-care is an essential part of creating life-long wellness routines. Connecting peers and mentors has never been more imperative.
OUTSIDE THE BOX was created to help people affected by COVID-19. Everyone has had to pivot, but knowing what to do next is the challenge. We all know that feeling created through a conversation when you see a new path illuminated, a potential pivot to something new and different, a boost to your self-esteem and a road to optimism.
Everything changed in 2020 and today's students and adults of all ages are tremendously impacted by the pandemic. There has never been a more important time to see the power of mentoring, and how conversations can bring about positivity and affect mental health. A meaningful, purpose-driven conversation can make a huge difference and change the
trajectory of someone's life.