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WHAT ARE YOU GRATEFUL FOR?
Join us for a 30-day gratitude challenge on social media, May 4-June 2. Mention one thing you're grateful for each day for 30 days. Use #hoosgrateful and mention us @uvacsc to take part in the challenge. We're @uvacsc on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
From our story "Maintaining A Sense of Social Connection In a Time of Social Distancing" which originally appeared in UVA TODAY:
Keep a Gratitude Journal
CSC GRATITUDE POSTS
Day one: We're grateful for all of the attendees, speakers, and co-hosts who participated in our first ever Meditation on the Lawn event!
Day two: We're grateful for the work of the Compassionate Care Initiatve!
Day three: It's NationalNursesDay and NationalNursesWeek! We're grateful for the UVA School of Nursing and nurses everywhere.
Day four: We're so grateful for Hoos Well, supporting the well-being of UVA faculty, staff, and team members!
Day five: We appreciate Carla Wiliams, whose leadership of Virginia Athletics is helping to ensure the flourshing of student athletes!
Day six: We're thankful for Coach Garland for this five-step strategy for cultivating resilience and motivation among his wrestling team: TACOS — Thanksgiving, Acknowledgment, Commitment, Others, and Self.
Day seven: We're grateful for UVA Sustainability and their work to protect the environment.
Day eight: We're grateful for the Mindfulness Center whose work integrates mindfulness-based practices into the UVA health system programs.
Day nine: We appreciate IM-REC who helps students and staff stay active and healthy.
Day ten: We appreciate Jonathan Bartels, for his dedication to promoting resilience in health care and of course for all those he has helped by creating "The Pause."
Day eleven: Kudos to Gibson Hylton whose vision has created UVA-wide meditation events.
Day twelve: We appreciate the UVA Women's Center, working for gender justice, social change, and women's empowerment.
Day thirteen: We appreciate the Class of 2020 for their hard work, perseverence, and resilience.
Day fourteen: We appreciate all of the esteemed yoga teachers from around the world contributing their wisdom to our Practice and Process series.
Day fifteen: We appreciate the LGBTQ+ Center! Thank you for supporting the advancement of UVA's LGBTQ+ community.
Day sixteen: Thanks to the Multicultural Student Services for promoting inclusion and empowerment to UVA's underrepresented students.
Day seventeen: Thank you to undocUVA for creating an inclusive environment and advocating for undocumented students!
Day eighteen: We're grateful to the UVA Library for all of the teaching, research, and personal enrichment resources!
Day nineteen—twenty-two: On memorial day weekend, we are grateful for all those who served our country in the military.