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Week of July 27, 2020, Theme: Resilience

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  • About Us: Resilience

    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 resilience video.

  • Monday, July 27, 2020

    "When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to do something." - John Lewis

    Standing for what is important and standing with others, both build resilience. Listen to the PS22 Youth Choir’s rendition of "I’ll Stand by You" by clicking here

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    "I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung

    For some ideas to build resilience, click here.

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    “Joy, collected over time, fuels resilience.” - Brene Brown

    Click here to read about the “Finding Silver Linings” practice to change your outlook on negative events and relieve stress.

  • Thursday, July 30, 2020

    “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” - Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela’s strength, leadership, and resilience were inspirational. For more insight into his thoughts, click here

  • Friday, July 31, 2020

    “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” - Helen Keller

    For some Mayo Clinic tips on resilience building, click here.