Tagged: coping mechanisms

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Using Weighted Blankets to Stay Calm

It feels that there are a ton of products available recently to help your mental health, particularly with calming anxiety. Some use essential oils, or you may have heard of light lamps, and of...

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Superstition: Is it The Way?

As Stevie Wonder once sang, “Superstition ain’t the way…”or is it? Most are to some extent superstitious, whether it be knocking on wood, reading your daily horoscope, or friggatriskaidekaphobia (the fear of Friday the 13th)....

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Art and Healing

In her book The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron states that humans are naturally creative beings – we have an innate desire to express ourselves and seek beauty in our surroundings. Visual art, music, literature,...

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Learning to Run

Sometimes all we want to do when going through a hard time is to run away from all our problems. This can be especially true when dealing with a mental illness, when our thoughts...

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Self Injury

Trigger Warning: Self Harm  This is a personal story of recovery that was shared with a SOVA team member. Have you ever seen a classmate or friend walking around wearing a long-sleeve shirt even...