Sunday, November 12, 2023 - 8:00 am to Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 4:30 pm
As the stress of finals approaches, it may seem more difficult to express and practice gratitude. Luckily, gratitude is a character strength that all of us have within us AND we can intentionally work to develop it! In fact, when we regularly practice gratitude, numerous studies suggest, we increase our happiness and train our brains to see the good, even in the midst of the bad.
Here are some tips to help you flex your gratitude strength!
Find out where you’re currently at by taking a gratitude quiz such as the one from Greater Good
Keep a gratitude journal -- check out our gratitude journal; challenge yourself to complete one page per day!
Student Wellness Services offers a variety of opportunities for you to exercise your gratitude strength. Our Wellness Coaches are ready to help you explore what you’re grateful for and help you find ways to increase your gratitude practices! Sign up for a Wellness Coaching session today! We will work with you to develop strategies that work for YOU so you are able to feel the many benefits of gratitude, including lowered stress, better sleep, and stronger relationships.
Have you been dreaming up a business idea and looking for a way to take it to the next level? UNI JPEC is thrilled to invite you to apply for the campus-wide Idea to Startup Innovation Challenge on Sunday, November 12. This pitch competition will be a dynamic showcase of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit for students on UNI's campus. A total of $5,000 in cash will be awarded to those competing in either the Revenue Businesses or Pre-Revenue Businesses category. To compete, participants must attend at least one pre-competition workshop hosted by JPEC as well as prepare a three-minute pitch to present your business concept to a panel of judges for the chance to win a piece of the cash prize! For eligibility, workshop schedule and prize breakdown, view more details on our website.