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Journaling Toward Mental Health

I recently found an article on Amy Polar’s Smart Girls website about Journaling and I thought it would be great to share here.  One of the things I really liked about the article was...

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Positive body image, especially during adolescence and young adulthood, can be difficult to keep up. Society is chock full of “standards” for beauty and the “perfect body.” But while these standards are very public...

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Depression

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been really open about his experience with depression during his early adulthood. Check out this video where he breaks down “having faith” that depression can be managed. The Rock was...

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Dear Black Women

This open letter featured on Huffington Post was written by Minaa B. the founder of Respect Your Struggle.  “Respect Your Struggle is a digital magazine that focuses on real life issues experienced by the...

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Mental Health Apps

Focusing on your mental health can be made easier by having self-care at the tips of your fingers on your phone. There are many apps out there for both iPhone iOS and Android devices....

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Social media can be used as a great way to bring awareness to a variety of topics, much like the #icebucketchallenge. This hashtag brought about awareness, mass donations, and a large open forum to...

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Mindfulness, Simply Explained

The term “mindfulness” is kicked around a lot lately. Trying to figure out what it means, and how it can help can be overwhelming. Here’s a short video that explains mindfulness in a simple,...

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Inside Our Minds

Insideourminds.org features personal interviews with individuals that have mental health diagnoses. It is a sharing of anonymous experiences that these people have lived through. Here are some excerpts: My Illness is My Responsibility “I...

The Toronto Challenge 5K 1K 2014 on Sunday June 8 2014 throough the streets of downtown Toronto Ontario.

The race is a charity event in support of community programs for seniors.

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Self-care: Why exercise?

Self-care is all about improving ourselves, having more energy and being more satisfied with the events happening in and around us. Self-care involves a daily routine to achieve these goals by implementing the three core methods...