Pandemic positivity

Here are a few tips for staying mentally and physically well as we all live through COVID-19

WHERE THE GAMERS ARE. Chat with like-minded coworkers on the Slack gaming channel.

Featured Slack channel: club-uitsgamingclub

Do you enjoy relaxing after work by hopping on your Xbox, PC, or Nintendo Switch to play a few games with friends, family, or just by yourself in your own world? Well, so do at least 107 of your colleagues in the club-uitsgamingclub Slack channel. Chat with your coworkers about the newest releases, nostalgic games of the past, or whatever games your kids have gotten into recently.

To see a list of non-work-related Slack channels, simply hover over “Channels” with your mouse, click the + button, and select “Browse channels.” 

If you have a channel you’d like to feature, please email

Featured exercise class: RS at home: Step I

IU Recreational Sports has options to motivate you to stay active and healthy while you're at home. They offer a library of pre-recorded, on-demand workout sessions. You can also contact them if you want a more personal training option.


“We connect when we listen to one another with intention and focus. We connect when we respect and receive one another’s stories. We connect when we sift through our differences to find that thread of understanding that links us.”

—Tracy Asamoah, M.D., “Finding Personal Connection in a Disconnected World,” Psychology Today