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Week of July 6, 2020, Theme: Compassion
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  • About Us: Compassion

    About Us is a multi-media project intended to provide inspiration and encouragement to our UIUC colleagues as we lean in through these difficult times.

    Click here for the compassion video.

  • Monday, July 6, 2020

    “Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion—towards ourselves and towards all living beings.” - Thich Nhat Hanh

    To test your self-compassion, click here.

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    “When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” - Kristin Neff

    To learn new ways to boost your compassion, click here

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    “Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.” - Pema Chödrön

    To learn more about mindful compassion, click here.

  • Thursday, July 9, 2020

    “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” - Maya Angelou

    To learn how you can use self-compassion to make life more manageable, click here.

  • Friday, July 10, 2020

    “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” - Dr. Seuss