Mental Health Spotlight

OVS is committed to helping students enjoy optimal mental health. That’s why we regularly post mindfulness exercises, mental health resources and self-awareness guides to help you make positive changes in your day-to-day life.

A Guide to Reaching Out

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.

Keep It Simple

In our fast-paced society, we lean towards constant overload. In this blog, Cheryl Millett discusses the importance of keeping things simple.

Pushing Past Procrastination

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.

Breathing In & Out: The Secret to Living

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.

12 Ways to Manage Your Exam Stress

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.