Ohio Domestic Violence Movement


25 Ways to Do Self Care

Written by Amy Smith. Posted in About ODVN

  1. Eat healthy
  2. Take time off
  3. Breathe deeply
  4. Yoga and meditation
  5. Celebrate your strengths and honor your contributions
  6. Spend some time alone
  7. Remember that every person is on their own path
  8. Take a walk in nature
  9. Learn about the signs of secondary trauma
  10. Practice being grateful for what you have
  11. Laugh a good belly laugh
  12. Delegate the things you can
  13. Get enough sleep
  14. Read a good book
  15. Listen to your body
  16. Process your feelings through art, writing, movement
  17. Turn off your computer and TV
  18. Listen to music you love
  19. Spend time with family/friends
  20. Take a long bath
  21. Hug someone
  22. Have a good long conversation with a friend
  23. Know your limits and honor them
  24. Go to a good movie
  25. Think positive thoughts

Click the picture below for a printable list

self care


25 Years

Written by Amy Smith. Posted in About ODVN

This is ODVN's 25th Anniversary! We are publishing 25 lists during the next 25 weekdays! Be sure to check back daily for the new list.




Yummy News!

Written by Tana Carpenter. Posted in Info For Survivors

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is thrilled to
be selected by the Columbus Food League as their
Community Partner on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at the
Surly Girl Saloon in Columbus.

On this day, the Surly Girl Saloon will donate 10% of their
food sales and $1 from every drink special sold from 11
a.m. to 2 a.m. to ODVN.

Click the picture for a flyer containing more information

Surly Girl Flyer