Category: Be Positive

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Writing Letters

When I was going through intensive treatment for my eating disorder, we had one group session where we discussed the powerful impacts of writing letters to ourselves or the people in our lives. These...

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100 Happy Days

Have you heard of 100 happy days? The idea is to take a picture every day of something that makes you happy. What’s the point?  When you try to find something each day that...

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Happy Martin Luther King Day!

There are so many documents, videos and quotes attached to the iconic life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about the meaning behind the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Watch one...

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Back to School: New Semester

Sometimes it can be hard for students to go back to school after the holidays, especially for students with anxiety like myself. The rapid transition from the relaxation with friends and family to the...

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Making Your Activities Count

When you’re struggling with mental illness, it can be very useful to have certain activities where you can divert your attention from unpleasant thoughts and focus on something you enjoy. This could be anything...

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Realistic resolutions

New Year’s season is the time everyone’s making resolutions: drop those extra pounds, start training for that half- or full-marathon, totally nix sugar (and maybe even go full vegan or Paleo!), earn straight-As, and...

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Happy Holidays

The SOVA Project wishes you a very happy and peaceful holiday season. Do you celebrate this time of the year?  If so, how?  Do you have any specific family or cultural traditions that are...