Category: LINKS

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Keep Calm and Listen to White Noise

I grew up in the country in a two-story house that had no air conditioning. When June rolled around and the steamy weather arrived, my dad would go down to the cellar and bring up our...

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The Healing Power of Music

Summertime is the time to relax! But some of us have real trouble relaxing and putting down our worries. We might pop on a pair of earbuds and find some music to help us....

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Behavioral Methods to Manage Depression

Oftentimes when a person is depressed they may feel tired, as well as have a lack of motivation and energy. These changes in mood can lead a person who is depressed not to carry out...

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Summer Reading List 2018

Summer is finally here, and for many this may mean months of sleeping late, hanging out with friends, vacationing, and continuous streaming of movies and television shows. However, it can also mean finding a...

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Say It Out Loud

We at SOVA are mental-health and communications professionals, and we use those skills to design blogs that give you—our readers—information about mental illness in manageable portions that you can grasp. For example, here are just a few...

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Mindfulness In Your Back Pocket: Headspace

Have you heard of Headspace? It’s a company helps promote mindfulness in everyday living. As of last year the Headspace app had been downloaded 11 million times and more than 400,000 people had subscribed. Headspace ranked as...

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“Wear Orange” to Protest Gun Violence

The “Wear Orange” movement began after 15-year-old Chicago high-school student Hadiya Pendleton was killed by a gunshot, just one week after performing at events for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. To build solidarity, Hadiya’s friends...

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Making Art Online

Sometimes it can be nice to distract yourself with something fun you can create! Weavesilk is a site that allows you to make symmetrical art easily with only a mouse. Here is a drawing...