Pretending that in class high school, circa 2019 was a panacea that we must return to if we are to restore “the perfect” mental health of students, is simply not true for millions of students globally. The “one size fits all” model benefits some students, but has historically been detrimental to others. Today we have …
When it comes to learning, they say you get out of it what you put into it. While that may be true, one factor matters even more – having a growth mindset!
High school is a stressful experience! In this blog, we explore three ways online learning helps alleviate school-based stress.
At OVS, we believe education should be accessible for all. That’s why we offer accommodations to ensure students of all ability and background can be successful.
When it comes to preserving our mental health, talking about it is step #1. In this article, we outline ways to initiate these conversations, help you understand what you can expect from reaching out, and provide you with a wide array of resources for outreach.
In our fast-paced society, we lean towards constant overload. In this blog, Cheryl Millett discusses the importance of keeping things simple.
Today we take part in Bell Let’s Talk Day. Let’s join together to end the stigma!
We’ve all procrastinated at one point or another. But for habitual procrastinators, this habit can wreak havoc on your mental well-being. In this blog, we dissect the reasons and solutions behind the individual’s decision to procrastinate.
Although we all breathe without thinking every day, it is essential to, on occasion, become aware of our breathing. In this article, Cheryl Millett discusses the dangers of shallow breathing, and how to avoid these by learning to breathe more deeply.
What activities do you do to balance out your daily regimen of school and work?
OVS’s Director of Marketing & father of 2, Robert Ford, shares some steps to help parents cope with the changes brought about by COVID-19.
Practicing good mental health can be challenging in today’s fast-paced world. In this week’s blog, we break down 5 ways online learning can help you maintain good mental health.
There’s no denying exam season is a stressful time. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to remember that while they are important, exams are not everything! What’s more, they do not determine your worth as a person – if you just had an internal ‘yeah, but…’ moment, repeat that last part until it goes silent. …