Mental Health

Here’s where you’ll find ways to help take care of your mental health. We’ve got the science behind why crying is good for you, learn meditation tips and what to do when you feel lonely.

Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah: “I Looked Phenomenal, but I Felt Absolutely Terrible”

Bobsleigh pilot Cynthia Appiah shares this candid essay about her experience with body image issues in elite sports.

Alpine Skier Erin Mielzynski: “I Was Just Trying To Be Perfect”

Alpine skier and host of Unspoken Bravery podcast, Erin Mielzynski shares this candid essay about her experience...

Olympic Legend Catriona Le May Doan: “I Worried About How People Viewed Me My Whole Career”

Catriona Le May Doan shares this candid essay about her experience with body image issues in elite sports.

Why I Celebrate My Birthday With Therapy

Here's why a talk therapy session makes a surprisingly good birthday gift to yourself.

Food for Thought: Can What We Eat Influence Our Mental Health?

We dug into the latest research in nutritional psychiatry to find out.

Are You Using Astrology as a Coping Mechanism?

How I used astrology to guide my well-being, and where I drew the line

Why You Should Reframe Your Goals

An expert shares what you need to know about arrival fallacy and five ways to set healthy goals to be...

5 Best Light Therapy Lamps on Amazon Canada for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Learn how bright light exposure can help alleviate the symptoms of season affective disorder, and check out the highly rated...

Do I Have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a type of depression that affects people in the winter months.

5 Happy Hormones and How to Boost Them Naturally

Here's what you can do at home to be so much happier.

Shayla Stonechild: Yoga Is a Tool for Healing—One that I’m Sharing with My Community

"The most revolutionary thing we can do to get our power back is to reclaim our own spirits and voices,"...

Why Words Like “Grief” and “Languish” Have Helped Us Cope with the Pandemic

“Having a common language helps us feel understood and heard, which is important for any sort of recovery.”

Mental Health Resources for Indigenous Peoples

A guide to mental health resources and supports for Indigenous Peoples, including multiple Indigenous-led programs.

What Is Intuitive Eating?

Vincci Tsui, a Calgary-based certified intuitive eating counsellor, breaks down the “anti-diet diet.”

25 Patience Quotes that Inspire Peaceful Persistence

Take a deep breath and find that inner peace with these quotes about patience.

I Need You to Know: Vacation Doesn’t Solve Burnout

“If being overworked is normalized in our culture, the problem is bigger than just you and me.”

The Life Changing Power of Hobbies

What you do with your free time is more important than you might think. Here’s why having a hobby is...

Naomi Osaka Made Me Reflect on the Mental Health Inequities in Canada

Why Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles made me reflect on mental health inequities in Canada and the resilience of Black...

How to Set Intentions to Get Un-Stuck and Improve Your Mental Health

Setting intentions, or stating what you intend to do, could help you take action, reach goals in a more mindful...

I Worry About Other People’s Problems Like They’re My Own. How Can I Set Healthy Boundar...

You don't need to take on someone's stress in order to be a good friend.

What Is Trauma Bonding? What Therapists Want You to Know

Trauma bonding happens when you form an emotional bond with a physical or emotional abuser. Learn the signs of these...

Why I Abandoned My Pursuit of ‘Happiness’

"Happiness is something I likely won’t be able to permanently achieve. But that’s OK—because I’m content."

12 Things Mental Health Experts Want You to Know About Naomi Osaka’s French Open Withdrawal

Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open for her mental health. Here's what the therapists have to say...

How Meditation Can Help ADHD

Mindfulness meditation can be challenging if you have ADHD, but it can pay off in surprising ways. Here's how meditation...

How This BIPOC Mental Health Podcast Got Me Through Covid-19

A mental health podcast with meditation specifically for BIPOC helped me practice self-care and stay calm during the pandemic.

9 Signs Toxic Productivity Is Impacting Your Life

Trying to be productive in all areas of your life can hurt you mentally and physically. Here's how to tell...

What You Need to Know About the Mind-Gut Connection

Could improving your gut health with probiotics and a balanced diet really boost your mental wellbeing?

9 Books to Read to Ease Stress and Reset Your Mind

These new and upcoming titles are sure to inspire and give you a new perspective on life.