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90:10 The single most important thing you can do for your stress

Dr. Mike Evans, also known as DocMikeEvans, follows up his viral video “23 and 1/2 hours” with a video on practical ways to manage stress. DocMikeEvans is as Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, the founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital.

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All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Mindfulness expert, Andy Puddicombe, reveals the transformative power of refreshing your mind and experiencing the moment. He shows you how to do this practically in your own life.

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ConnexOntario

ConnexOntario connects you with the health and human services you need, if you’re having problems with mental wellness. At no cost to you, and with confidentiality, they can be contacted 24/7 for information and referrals.

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Coping with Anxiety

This six video series explains how to cope with anxiety. Taught by Dr. Korol, who has taught anxiety groups at multiple hospitals and workshops, these videos explain worry and anxiety, teach you how to solve worry-ridden problems, and more.

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Coping with suicidal thoughts

If you are thinking about suicide, you are not alone. Many people have thoughts of suicide, for a number of reasons. Click here to find different kinds of help available to you, including helplines, websites, books and a Safety Plan.

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Lost Rivers

There’s a relationship between people and their natural environment. Discover your environment and the fascinating Toronto watershed with the help of Lost Rivers. Started by the Toronto Green Community, they have collected everything you need to know to go on tour of the city’s natural and built history.

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Love, Fear & Health: How our attachments to other shape health and health care

Relationships shape our health, according to Dr. Hunter and Dr. Maunder, two psychiatrists who offer a different perspective from patients and healthcare providers on chronic illness. Looking beyond conventional treatment approaches, they have gathered and share new ways to keep you and your loved ones healthy.

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Meditation 101: A beginner’s guide animation

Are you new to meditation? Are you interested in starting? This video created by Happify guides you through it.

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The puzzling way that writing heals the body

Expressive writing can have a powerful effect on health and healing. Though effects are temporary, research has shown that writing about secret thoughts can speed healing and give your immune system a boost.

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TranQool

TranQool is a Toronto-based company that makes it simple to feel better by providing you with quick, seamless, and cost-effective access to high quality mental health therapy.

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Williams LifeSkills

Williams LifeSkills provides tailored training workshops and consulting, which are designed to address the key issues affecting you. Hands-on training is designed to provide you with the skills needed to lead healthier, happier lives at work and at home.

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Why mindfulness is a superpower: an animation

Practicing mindfulness is a powerful thing to do for yourself and your mental wellness. This video created by Happify walks you through it.

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Helpful resources for mental health

There are many different types of therapies and therapists. If you want to talk to someone, below is a list of resources that you can check out.

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