I have to give credit where credit is due, so "Thank You" to Chris who inspired this blog entry title. For the past two weeks I have been visiting advisories and we have been discussing gratitude. This was an extension of this month's theme on Kindness, but also timely with Thanksgiving coming up.
Did you know gratitude has been scientifically linked to better mental health? We discussed what gratitude is, why its important, and how its related to kindness. After that discussion, I had students share what they are grateful for. Here's what they came up with:
As we finish the month of November, its a final push for students to make entries into the Kindness Competition. Information was made available to students on the Bulletin Boad. Take a look, and take advantage of National Acts of Kindness Day this Friday, November 27th to submit some entries!
As we go back into distance learning, don't be shy to send me an email about any needs, whether it be struggling with mental health during COVID isolation, college and career planning, or looking for Academic support.