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New Music Friday

Music can help us in many ways. As several posts here have discussed, it can be particularly helpful when it comes to calming anxiety, providing an escape, or even helping us feel justified in...

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The Ukulele

In my previous blog, I mentioned how playing a musical instrument can put me in my happy place. I wrote about my first love, the violin when writing my post. While the violin is...

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Using Loud Music to Relax

The setting may feel all too familiar. You lock yourself in your room, blasting music at full volume, shutting yourself from everything else and everyone and surrounding yourself with noise. The genres can vary:...

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The Musical Cure

The violin is a beautiful wooden instrument with a rich tone and a wide range of pitch. It can have different musical voices depending on the techniques used. It is the first-ever instrument that...

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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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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...

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Suicide Awareness at VMAs

National Suicide Prevention Month begins on September 1st.  MTV got an early start to awareness month with a VMA performance by Logic of his song “1-800-273-8255.”  The song’s title is the same number to...

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Give A Little Love

But if you give a little love, you can get a little love of your own Don’t break his heart Yeah if you give a little love, you can get a little love of...

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The focusing power of music

With the Fall semester quickly approaching, we know that sometimes it can be hard to concentrate on the task at hand.  And it has been shown that music can be calming, relaxing, and useful to...

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Happy Songs

Here’s a website that ranks the top 20 happiest songs of all time! If you’re ever having a bad day, take a second to check these out! Listening to music is a great way...