MindF#!k Blog

Letting Go of Distractions

Today I deleted several apps from my phone: Twitter, Reddit, Feedly, Snapchat, the N.Y. Times app, and more.I’m letting go of distractions, or at least learning to.In fact, I made a list of things I’m letting go of:

Jonathan Toews Hike

Starting on February 4th, Jonathan Toews, a man from St. Catharines, Ontario will be hiking to Defeat Depression!

Health is Health

The prioritization of physical health versus mental health is an issue of contention in today’s society.

Just Cuddle Blog

...I check my phone. No messages. It's New Years. It's 9:30PM. I have absolutely no plans.

My Thoughts on Carrie Fisher’s Prozac Shaped Urn

A few weeks ago the world said good bye to Carrie Fisher, better known to many as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

New youth mental health funding, TL;DR version

Today the Ministry of Health announced new mental health and addictions funding, including more services for youth! Here's our TL;DR version:The goal: Transform the system so everyone can access services that are:

What'cha been up to, mindyourmind?

So we applied to a award sommittee this week (fingers crossed!) and I ended up creating a list of the different kind of work we've done/ are doing from March 31 2016-2017. I thought it'd be an interesting thing to share.

Netflix Addiction

Do you find yourself spending endless hours staring at your tv or laptop screen watching Netflix?

Coping with Tragic News

On Sunday night, our world was again changed by a tragic event—an attack on a Quebec City mosque. 

When it Rains, it Pours

True or not, many of you might be familiar with Murphy’s Law; an age old adage stating that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.

Bell Let's Talk: Keep Fighting

As Bell Let’s Talk day approaches I realize that everybody has problems in their life. There isn’t a single person on this planet that isn’t struggling with something in their life, myself included. We’re all battling something different in life.

This is Sierra

My name is Sierra, and I am in my third year of the Child and Youth Care program at Fanshawe College. I was first intrigued about the field when I met a Social Worker named Garth. I struggled a lot with mental health while in high school.

New Beginnings

Hello everyone, my name is Jennifer and I am going to be working here at mindyourmind for the next few months as a Research Associate.

The Sustainable Activist

It is important to be mindful of how events in the world and how we engage with them through media can affect our outlook and mental health. I personally struggle almost daily trying to ride the line between staying involved and informed while trying to take care of myself.

My Top Five [Work] Failures in 2016

One of the staff here at mindyourmind sent me this great website post a few months back, created by the Unreasonable Institute—“Our Failures (and what we’ve learned from them