Tagged: be positive

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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...

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Flow: The Secret to Positive Attitude

  In his TED talk, world-famous Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” He emphasizes that money (and holiday presents, and external praise) cannot make us happy, and he has studied individuals who...

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Happiness Set Point

There is an idea in psychology that we all have something called a happiness set point. A happiness set point is a term used to describe our general level of happiness, and it is...

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I think I can I think I can I think I can…

Photo credit: SortOfNatural via: Flickr Positive self-talk can be an effective tool in boosting your mood.  You can also reduce stress by eliminating negative self-talk.  Learn more about the power of positive self-talk and stress management.  Start...