MindF#!k Blog

Me, Myself, and the Mountains: Part II

If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you. -Fred DeVito(I highly recommend reading Part I first…)

Youth Perspectives on What Helps and Hinders Mental Health Treatment

This is part 1 of a 4-part blog series about research done at the First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program (FEMAP) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC).

ICYMI: Rapper Logic Takes Step to Break Stigma

In August, Logic, a rapper who writes about topics which surround mental health, released a song titled “1-800-273-8255”, which is the American Suicide Prevention line.

Feel Good Friday: A Milestone Long Overdue

The idea of Feel Good Fridays started because we believe the simple things that bring a smile to our face are the best things. Smiling and laughing has been proven to reduce stress in our lives!

Prime Minister's Youth Council

Are you a young person who is interested in and passionate about the issues that affect you and your fellow Canadians? Are you looking for an opportunity to engage with the larger community and take on a leadership role?

Kate Middleton and "You're never too young to talk mental health"

Over the past couple years Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William, Duchess and Duke of Cambridge, have engaged in various mental health advocacy campaigns and initiatives and shown great passion for the importance of speaking up about mental health.

The Action Habit: Put Everything Into the First Step

The things that stop us from taking action are all-too-familiar:

Feel Good Friday: Trust Your Power

Stop what you’re doing and watch this ad, where Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman tells his story about being hearing impaired and reaching his potential regardless of being picked on and initially rejected to play professional football. “They didn’t call my name.

Starting, Over and Over Again

There’s a hope that when we start creating a new habit that we’ll master it and never have to worry about it again, or when we start a new project that it’ll go perfectly.

World Suicide Prevention Day

This Sunday is world suicide prevention day. Unfortunately, 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from a mental illness and suicide is the second leading cause of death among Canadian youth (10-24).

Feel Good Friday: ADORABLY Exhausted Animals

Changing seasons, back to school chaos and different schedules can throw our bodies off resulting in less sleep.

Memorial U. Professor's Letter to Students: "Your ideas are important to our society"

Memorial University professor Dr. Lisa-Jo K Van Den Scott has a ritual for each of her classes. In each semester, she reads out a letter to her students. 

Feel Good Friday: Teacher-Student Appreciation

Let’s start September with some teachers showing appreciation for their students!

Feel Good Friday: Human Mattress Dominoes

There is a world record for any activity that you can imagine!  

Behind the Podcast!

Wow, it's hard to believe that we have already released 5 episodes to the public!