Be kind during COVID-19

Posted: Nov 3, 2020 8:00 AM   |  Updated: Nov 17, 2020 10:37 AM

We can get through this together

The effects of COVID-19 can make the fall term a stressful time of year. The NAIT kindness campaign reminds us to be kind to ourselves and others, and to look after our mental health and well-being. Together, we can get through this with understanding and support.

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Spread kindness, not COVID

We’ll be sharing stories, actions and tips throughout the campaign. Check these out and share them with others to spread kindness in our community. 

Share a Holiday High-five

‘Tis the season to spread some holiday cheer by sending games, recipes and virtual moments with Flynn!

Check out the Holiday High-five   Send a Holiday High-five Card  

Be kind to your mind 

5 useful tips to safeguard mental health, stay connected and spread kindness in our community.

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Send an appreciation gift basket

Show your appreciation for a friend or colleague by sending a kindness gift basket. The shop AT NAIT team is here to help you spread kindness with 1 of 4 locally sourced gift baskets.

How to order your gift

NAIT launches campaign encouraging students and staff to treat each other with kindness

Dr. Tanya Spencer shares how simple acts can have an impact on mental health.

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Random Acts of Kindness Bingo

No act of kindness is too small to go unnoticed. Play along with Kindness Bingo and share your stories – whether you are the one giving or receiving kindness.

Download the bingo card (pdf)

I invite you to start with kindness

Message from Sandra Marocco, vice-president industry partnerships and chief marketing officer, on the launch of the kindness campaign. 

Read Sandra's message

 New app for mental health 

Headversity is a new mental wellness app for NAIT staff and students that can help you build resilience to manage through change and bounce back from setbacks.

Login for staff   Login for students  

Share the message with others

Remind others to be kind on social. Share the kindness campaign on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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8 tips on how to be a good listener

Empathy is at the heart of ensuring people feel heard.

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6 tips to make your colleagues feel appreciated

Showing appreciation for others is easier said than done. Here's how you can celebrate your co-workers all year long.

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