It is important to find moments to change the pace, breathe and reframe, or to take a pause from consuming all the news and communications about the pandemic. Check out the content from the following hashtags for a little compassion, joy or humor. Be well everyone.

Caring and Compassion

#Covid19Kindness, #ViralKindness, #CovidActsOfKindness



The Arts

#SongsOfComfort: Started by cellist Yo-Yo Ma and taken on by professional (and amateur) musicians of all backgrounds and genres as well as groups, bands or orchestras.

#PoemsOfComfort: Poetry offered to express the emotions during this time. Written works & readings from the classics as well as new creations for the pandemic.

#ASonnetADay: Listen to Patrick Stewart read a sonnet a day.

#CovidCreative: Multiple examples including daily prompt to engage artists in a creative response to Covid19 as well as self portraits in the style of favourite historical artists.

#DrawingTogether: A challenge for students to visually document their time during the pandemic

Teaching Medicine: Art Gallery includes several virtual galleries comprising art from healthcare learners and faculty. The most recent is the Covid19 Gratitude and Hope Gallery which is a living gallery currently accepting submissions; it will be updated regularly.