Gratitude refers to choosing to express and affirm good things in your life. Practicing gratitude can help improve resilience and recovery from stress and improve physical health. Below are some resources for both receiving and expressing gratitude.
The Good Job Report:
“Good job, y'all. Take a deep breath and enjoy this week's Good Job Report.” This VUMC site is updated daily.
“VUMC Shout Outs” Playlist on YouTube:
VUMC is inviting all employees to shoot a short video to send encouragement, inspiration, and thanks to all frontline workers at VUMC. To contribute your own video, email your 30-second-or-less submission to firstname.lastname@example.org . Check out the playlist via the VUMC COVID-19 website.
Listen to the Gratitunes playlist on Spotify. Gratitunes are songs that say “thank you” to doctors, nurses and medical staff during COVID-19 at VUMC. You can share your Gratitune or other note of encouragement via social media with your friends and family. Learn more and dedicate a tune!
Expressing Gratitude: Staying Positive During the Coronavirus Crisis: In The Guardian, Australian academic, psychologist and author Lea Waters discusses the beneficial power of expressing gratitude during times of stress and uncertainty.
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