envisioning your future💫

Sometimes it can be intimidating to brainstorm goals by ourselves. Working with others to put words (and images) to our dreams can help us feel more confident in our hopes — and more connected to those around us.  That’s why in late January, Knights Minds Matter (KMM) at Ballou High School in Washington D.C., gathered […]

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what’s in your hope box?💭🔮

With a new year comes new resolutions and plans for the future. And, once the year ends, it can be can be validating and exciting to reflect on the goals we set and how we approached them.  To welcome 2024, Edison Minds Matter (EMM) at Thomas Edison High School in Alexandria, VA, completed the “What’s […]

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friends who paint together🖌️

Stress can make it difficult to work through negative thought patterns. A great way to combat this is an exercise called “seeing the good,” or expressing gratitude for aspects of our lives that bring joy. In November, Stratford Academy’s Stratford Minds Matter club in Macon, Georgia, invited students to “See the good” around them through […]

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kindness rocks!🪨

Nov. 13, 2023, marked World Kindness Day! In honor of this day — meant to promote empathy and understanding in our daily lives — Robert Frost Middle School’s Eagles Minds Matter hosted a special meeting to uplift their student body. Students gathered to decorate rocks and their school sidewalks with beautiful chalk drawings. Their designs […]

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OMM at Spotify & The Ally Coalition’s All Things Go Festival

omm collaborates with local organizations to support lgbtq+ youth On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, OMM Team members — Mo, Rachel, Julia and Mikal — tabled at Spotify and The Ally Coalition’s (TAC) All Things Go festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The two-day event invited community members to stop and chat with […]

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OMM attends first-ever World Eating Disorder Action Day

including eating disorders in conversations about mental health On June 2, 2023, members of the OMM Team attended the first-ever World Eating Disorder Action Day (WEDAD) at the United Nations. The luncheon and briefing were hosted by the National Alliance for Eating Disorders and the Mental Health Coalition. Lauren Anderson, OMM Founder and Executive Director, […]

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