We take time to set ourselves up for the week with quotations and videos that promote wellness and self-care. In these times how have you reached out to loved ones, friends, and family? How do you stay connected to the ones you love?
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July 6, 2020…Share with Us!
Has being in quarantine allowed you to do anything different that you haven’t been able to do before? Let us know on our social media!
June 29, 2020…Recognizing African American Revolutionary War Soilders
Take a moment to recognize the African American soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary war. There were between 5,000 and 8,000 black soldiers. Here is a link to learn about 7 black heroes during that time. Click the link for more information. Click here for link
June 22, 2020…Let’s Reflect
Have meditative moment: take 5 minutes to meditate or moment of silence to reflect on justice for black women.
June 15, 2020… Juneteenth
Welcome to Juneteenth week! Here’s a quick history refresher: Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Here’s an article explaining it’s history. Click here for link
June 8, 2020…Mental health Check-In
The African American Cultural Center is here for you. Let us know how you are all doing during this time. Are there any specific things you wish to share that you are doing to cope with what is going on? Click here for a resource for therapy for black girls.
June 1, 2020…Happy Pride Month!
Happy pride month!! Pride Month Commemorates the 1969 Stonewall riots and celebrates the LGBTQ community.
If you’re not familiar with the Stonewall riots click here for an article about the event.
May 25, 2020…Memorial Day
Today’s mindful monday marks the beginning of Memorial Day. We thank all of the men and women who have passed away during service. The AACC welcomes the community to share stories of the service of family members, friends and spouses.
May 18, 2020…Mental Health Awareness
Let’s kick off the week by acknowledging Mental Health Awareness Month. This video shows the benefits of going to therapy. Let us know what you do to take care of yourself down below.
“The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.”
― Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability
May 11, 2020…5 Ways to Manage Mental Health After Graduation
Congratulations to all of our graduates. Mental health is just as important after graduation as it is in college. Click here for an article explaining 5 ways to manage mental health after graduation.
May 4th, 2020…Study Motivation
Happy Monday and welcome to finals week. Reminder: May is also Mental Health Awareness Month! Watch this video if you need motivation to study and keep going.
April 27, 2020…Challenge:
For this Monday, we challenge you to go an hour without electronics. Tell us about your experience.
“Everything is created twice, first in the mind then in reality.” –Robin Sharma
April 20, 2020…Gratitude List
What are you grateful for today? Share 3-5 things you are grateful for to set the mood of positivity.
April 13th, 2020…4-7-8 Breathing Exercises
April 6, 2020….Laverne Cox
“By doing the work to love ourselves more, I believe we will love each other better.”
March 30, 2020….Lizzo Meditation Video
We realize that these can be stressful times, so here is a link to Lizzo’s meditation video to kick off Mindful Mondays!