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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.

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

Kendall Jenner talks about Anxiety

Anxiety is something that many members of our society struggle with on a day-to-day basis. It often becomes this inescapable reality that is their life.

Happiness & Crappiness

This week I had the privilege of attending the Canadian Mental Health Association’s #b4stage4 conference in Victoria BC.

Filter Out the Noise

It can seem like our lives are filled with busyness, noise, distractions, and often meaningless activities.What if we could filter out all that noise, and focus on the meaningful?What if we could find stillness instead of constant distraction?

Your Words Can Have More Impact Than You Realize

The impact of people's words are so incredibly underestimated; whether those words are thoughtful and kind, or insensitive and hurtful. In the last couple of weeks I have had two contrasting occasions where people's words made a huge impact on my state of mind.

Why it's Nearly Impossible to Get Your First 'Real' Job (and what you can do about it)

This week we’re welcoming two new staff (Jennifer and Sierra), and meeting a potential third. All three are student placements from varying programs, and both J and S are here full-time.

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