Mental Health

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?

6 Breathing Exercises for Anxiety That Can Help You Feel Calmer

Breathe your way to relaxation—even when your anxiety is at an all-time high—with these deep breathing exercises.

8 Signs You Desperately Need a Mental Health Day

A mental health day can help build social and emotional balance. Here are signs you need to take a mental...

This Is the Best Time to Meditate, According to Experts

When is the best time to meditate to reap big benefits? It depends. Experts share optimal times that can help...

Dehydration and Anxiety: How to Boost Your Mood with Water

Falling behind on your fluids can worsen anxiety and depression. Here are the symptoms to watch for, plus easy ways...

Post-Pandemic: Coping With the Anxiety of a Changed World

The pandemic isn't quite over, but many people are thinking ahead to post-pandemic life with a mixture of excitement and...

This Is Languishing—the Mental State Many of Us Are Experiencing Right Now

We spoke to a psychologist about the pervasive “bleh” feeling that's accompanied the pandemic. Plus, tips on how to break...

How Psychedelics Are Changing the World of Mental Health

Field Trip Health in Toronto is leading the psychedelic therapy revolution. Here’s everything you need to know.

Here’s What Therapists Think About the Myers-Briggs Personality Test

Spoiler alert: Psych pros think there are much better ways to measure your personality. Here's why the Myers-Briggs test falls...

How to Find the Best Therapy App for You, According to Experts

The virtual therapy market makes it convenient to see a therapist from your own home. Here's how to find the...

Hayley Wickenheiser On What Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Has Been Like

'There’s a hyper alertness to everyday things. Everything is magnified.'

6 Happiness Books that Mental Health Experts Trust

Can you read your way to a sunnier, savvier, and more-grateful perspective? Here are some happinesss books mental health experts...

How the Pandemic Helped Me Embrace Weight Gain and Intuitive Eating

I’ve gained a lot more than some weight. I’ve gained freedom from restriction, and space in my life to think...