MindF#!k Blog

No Risk, No Reward

Fear is a powerful force.There are rational fears. There are irrational fears. There is biology and there is psychology.Fear leaves us awake at night. Fear makes us run. Fear can consume us.Predominately, fear keeps us safe.

Feel Good Friday: Uptown Dancer

This week on Feel Good Friday we have a young kid who knows when the good part of a song is coming up.

Finding Beauty in Every Freakin’ Moment, No Matter What.

How often are we anxious, frustrated, looking forward to something coming up, unhappy with ourselves, unhappy with others?How often are we not happy with what’s going on in this present moment?What if we could, instead, be completely in love with this moment?

Hello! My name is Chelsey.

My name is Chelsey, and I am in my third year of Speech Communication and Business at the University of Waterloo. It is not uncommon that I get the question, Speech Communication what is that?!

Zine-ing the Past: What We Do (for fun and for passion)

I love creating art. For me, it's healing and restful, but also a chance to learn and grow. After a busy last year here, the team decided to take an art-base approach to reviewing out last year of work with partners all across Ontario. 

Feel Good Friday: Fitness fun

This week on Feel Good Friday we have some people who are very happy to be exercising.

#GETLOUD, Your ACC Moment has Arrived!

Imagine you are standing in front of thousands of people in Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. The packed ACC eagerly await your speech!Your topic: mental health! What would you say?

13 Reasons Why... Self Care is Important During Exams

It’s been a few years since I graduated from Uni, but it is far from a distant memory and the feeling of complete chaos is still very fresh from those totally irresponsible, ‘glory’ years of frantic cramming.

Make Your Voice Heard! Join a Youth Advisory Committee.

The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario is currently recruiting youth applicants to join a Youth Advisory Committee.  This committee is being formed with the goal of gaining a youth perspective while we orient our Level 1 Peer Support and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (

Prince Harry talks about Mental Health

You may remember a few years ago those “Keep Calm And Carry On” posters were everywhere, people had it on tshirts, coffee mugs, parodies sprung up quickly and it seemed everyone had at least one thing with it on.

Feel Good Friday: The Virtual Life

This week we have a fantastically funny parody of a classic children’s song.

The Next Best Thing

We live in a world where we are constantly waiting.Waiting for the day our parents finally let us take the family car for a spin. Waiting until we graduate high school. Waiting for our 19th birthday to take that first (legal) sip of alcohol.

Media and Youth Suicide: Reactions to Netflix's 13 Reasons Why

In the past couple weeks the Internet has focused its attention on the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Naturally, mindyourmind has been paying attention, given that the series, based on the wildly popular book of the same name, deals with youth suicide.

March for Mental Health

Saturday, May 6, 2017   at 12 p.m.   at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

Feel Good Friday: Turning Kids Drawings Into A Reality

This week on Feel Good Friday we have some kids drawings that are being turned into a reality.

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