Is Crying Actually Good for You? A Science-Backed, Data-Forward Guide

The cathartic benefits of a blubbery cry are pretty much accepted wisdom. But has it been proven by science?

Have Eco-Anxiety? Here’s What to Do

Climate change can be overwhelming. Here’s how to process those feelings of helplessness and move past paralysis.


Why Can Sad Music Help Us Feel Better?

Health journalist Adriana Barton explores music’s effects on our brain and body in her new book, Wired for Music. Here,...


The Major Problem With the Narrative Around Women in Midlife

Author Ann Douglas of the much-loved series Mother of all Books blends scientific research and personal anecdotes about midlife in...


An Expert Shares Everything You Need to Know About Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Can drugs like ketamine and magic mushrooms cure your depression?

Go Ahead and Celebrate the Small Things—It’ll Boost Your Mental Health

Celebrate the wins (no matter how small) to shake off the pandemic doldrums.


How a Mental Health Gym Can Transform Your Emotional Well-Being

To improve your physical endurance, build up muscle or just bliss out on those exercise-induced endorphins, you can head to...

“Fat Doesn’t Fly”: Inside the Culture of Body Shaming in Figure Skating

Female athletes competing in aesthetic sports, such as figure skating, experience so much body shaming it’s the equivalent of emotional...


Speed Skater Alyson Charles: “I Consider Myself Lucky”

Short track speed skater Alyson Charles, who is competing at the Beijing 2022 Olympics, shares her experience with body image...


Paralympian Brittany Hudak: “I Didn’t Think About Body Image Until I Became an Elite Athlete”

Paralympian Brittany Hudak, who is competing at the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing, shares her experience with body image pressures in...


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.


The Difference Between Loneliness and Being Alone

Even before the pandemic, loneliness was an epidemic, with studies indicating that one in five Canadians identified...

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...


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Managing Schizophrenia and Moving Ahead with Life

With family support and proper management, Lesley is living well with schizophrenia


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...


3 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Get Through the Holiday Season

Give yourself the gift of a calm, focused and happy holiday season by putting mindfulness 
and meditation at the top...


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...