I am a University of Waterloo Co-op student and for the last 4 months, I have worked with mindyourmind as the Marketing and Innovation Assistant. Specifically, I was part of a lot of the promotion for our upcoming project, Be Change.
This Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending the Pillar Innovation Awards.
Warning: This post contains references to youth suicide
On Sunday, November 13, 2016, people around North America connected on Facebook to tell or show people how much they mattered.
This week, a great new interview with Amanda Seyfried came out. In it, she talks about her eyes, her dog… and her mental illness. Amanda talks about how she’s struggled with OCD since she was a teen, and takes a medication for it.
When I was 6 years old, we inherited my great-grandmother’s piano. I immediately took to it, and begged for lessons. For the next 10 years, music would be a constant part of my life.
More and more, community agencies are choosing to focus on mental wellness. Which is great! Resilience strategies are a crucial piece of creating a mentally healthy community.
Those who are living or have lived with depression are familiar with the extreme fatigue and lack of motivation that often accompanies the disorder.
This is the first September in 16 years that doesn’t mean back to school for me. I just can’t quite shake the feeling that I should be throwing on a backpack, shopping for pencils and binders, checking my class schedule.