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The MindHandHeart Blog seeks to elevate student voices during this very stressful time, while providing a space for peer-to-peer support and care. The blog encourages conversation focused on wellness, mental health, diversity, equity, inclusion, and more. Blog posts may take many forms, including first-person narratives, numbered lists, photo stories, cartoons, drawings, videos, and mixed media. Blog posts will be featured on MindHandHeart’s social media channels. Interested? Reach out to us at

Grace Giving Grace

This week, Grace Sun shares some ways that help her be compassionate to herself.

My Pandemic "Distractions"

This week, Laura Brandt shares some of her non-work "distractions" during the pandemic.

Traveling Through Art

This week, Maaya Prasad guides us through a virtual voyage of colorful landscapes.

Art Through Zoom

This week, Amelia shares how she expanded her artistic horizons through various Zoom activities.

Webkinz Disney World

Join us this week as Lauren Platt takes us on a tour of her Webkinz Disney World.

Busy Beavers

In this week's post, Chad Qian reflects on the start of Busy Beavers and the MIT Minecraft server.

Vipassana Meditation Retreat: My Practice Experience

In this article, Zahra and Clemens, founders of the MIT Meditation Challenge, talk about how their meditation journey and how the challenge came into being.

Dalgona Coffee

In this video-blog, Michael Mandanas teaches us how to make the widely popular social media beverage: Dalgona Coffee. Follow his instructions and enjoy a creamy and foamy cup of coffee with Michael!