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Workplace guide to winter wellness
Feb 16, 2021

Of all the seasons, winter may be the hardest on our mental health. According to a 2018 study[1], half of Canadians report the lowest level of happiness during the winter…

Beneath the surface: Self-care myths and facts
Feb 16, 2021

Over the years, we’ve seen a steady increase in mental health awareness. More and more, we’re hearing and talking about wellness, mindfulness, therapy, stress management and self-care. While it’s exciting…

Move for your mood
Jan 18, 2021

This article was written for ParticipACTION’s Move for your Mood campaign. Visit their website for more about the campaign. Move to improve your mental health Before we talk about how…

You can learn to think and feel better!
Nov 18, 2020

The Canadian Mental Health Association is now expanding its BounceBack® program across Canada with support from Bell Let’s Talk. BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that helps adults and…

Inspiring hope in an age of uncertainty: Top 10 moments of the 5th annual Mental Health for All Conference
Nov 5, 2020

Hope. It’s not blind optimism and it’s far from toxic positivity. It’s being able to imagine an alternative future and moving towards it. It’s the opposite of giving up. This…

How to turn a difficult life event on its head 
Nov 5, 2020

A lot is being said about stress these days, and it’s no wonder. The pandemic has brought with it countless sources of extreme stress. But there has been relative silence on a topic that would help us get through the…

Planning a psychologically safe return to the workplace
Nov 5, 2020

It’s been said many times, but we’ll say it again: working in the pandemic is not business as usual. Whatever your job, chances are you have had to make some adjustments. For many, that adjustment was moving the workplace to your kitchen table…

#MIAW20: There is no health without mental health
Oct 2, 2020

Each October, people across Canada speak up for Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, it is being marked from October 4 –10. It’s a week of public education and awareness…

Taming your back-to-school worries
Sep 11, 2020

Back to school has always been a time of transition. The end of summer. The apprehension. The excitement. And if it came with a bit of anxiety for your kids,…