Let’s stop and take a deep breath together

@2:50 PM EDT (18:50 UTC) Everyday 

  • Because ongoing stress can lower immune response.
  • Because physical distancing can cause feelings of isolation.
  • Because probably the things on your plate can wait ten minutes.

The MIT community and the general public are invited.

Link opens a view-only webinar at least five minutes before 2:50 pm.

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Join the on-screen panel for any day. Become a panelist here.

Ways to participate:

A short introduction is offered at 2:48 each day.

  • Sit relaxed and close your eyes, or observe the screen or,
  • observe your breathing and let it go in and out by itself or,
  • notice sensations in your body with your mind’s eye or,
  • count slowly or repeat an affirmation silently to yourself or,
  • visualize a relaxing scene or things you are grateful for.

Resources on mindful reflection (link to MIT medical)


or follow the MIT Slack Channel #at250

Total @2:50 person/minutes reflecting:


As of 20 Sept 2020

MIT @250 is an independently-hosted support activity free to the community. Created by a staff member at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, the intention is to help students, faculty, staff, their families, friends, and the global community to reflect and recharge during a time of stress and uncertainty. There is no prerequisite to join.

Questions? email: a grau at mit dot edu.

Host @2:50 in your own timezone:

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Thank you supporters

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