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How Terri is Moving Forward

Patient relations specialist Terri Berg shares her personal story of heartbreaking loss and struggles from last year, and how the support of her team helped her through it.

How Madeline is Moving Forward

Simulation Center director Madeline Lassche shares her personal story of grief and struggle from last year, and how the support of her family and team members has guided her through it all.

Use This Technique to Reduce Stress and React With Compassion

COVID-19 and social unrest have brought about heightened stress and trauma for our health care community. Nurse manager Bernice Tenort provides a simple exercise to help employees and teams pause, think critically, and respond compassionately when stress levels increase.

Something Deeper Than Hope

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. She reflects on this moment on the threshold of what’s next as the country reopens in this last dispatch from the desert.

Learning to Sit with Death and Loss

For many, the effects of COVID-19 are proving to be unprecedented—from losing a sense of certainty and security to losing loved ones. Harvard Graduate School of Education student Niharika Sanyal reflects on the uncertainty of death, taking a moment to sit with the loss and grief of this difficult time.

Five Ways Our Culture of Wellness is Working During COVID-19

Family Medicine physician and co-director of the Resiliency Center Amy Locke outlines five ways U of U Health’s strategic commitment to well-being is paying off during COVID-19.

The Heat Wave of Nostalgia

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. She reflects on venturing out after 52 days and how we’re coping with nostalgia and the present.

How Are We Doing?

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. Terry answers and asks “How are we doing?” She wonders “what are we learning?”

Dispatches from My Apartment

As part of the “Beauty in a Broken World” series, Harvard Graduate School of Education student Martha Schnee shares excerpts of hope from inside (and outside) her apartment.

Eureka!

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. As everyone obsesses with washing their hands, Terry remembers her grandmother who lived through the 1918 flu pandemic in Eureka, Utah.

A Tale of Redfish and Oil

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. On the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Terry reflects on ecological change, the coronavirus, and the power of friendship.

Mountain Water

There are few experiences like a liter of fresh mountain water straight out of the waterfall—it is cold, it is clear, it has the terroir of the local landscape. As the spring runoff swells, Harvard Divinity School student Dan “Shutterbug” Wells reminds us of the bounty that surrounds us.