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Blog

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 mindhandheart@mit.edu. All participants will receive a $50 gift card to a book store.

Visualizing Daily Rituals

This week, Monica Liu describes how take photos using a disposable camera changed her perspective of daily routines.

Learning Mindfulness

This week, Grace reflects on breathing helped her become more mindful.

Hamstrings and Zoom screens

This week, Katherine K. Huang shares her experiences teaching Yoga through Splash for MIT and leading friends through stretching routines.

A Summer Without Purpose

As we enter summer 2021, Eric Li reflects back on summer 2020 in this week's post.

Story-telling and poetry-writing during Random Acts of Kindness Week

In this week's post, ICEO Graduate Community Fellows Ayşe Güvenilir and Julie Logan reflects back on creating non-Zoom events for RAK week and shares the resulting story and poem written by the MIT community.

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.