Mental Health

Mental Health

When the Mind Goes Dark 

When depression hits, can meditating help you work through it? Maybe, but not always. Psychologists weigh in on when mindfulness therapies can (and can’t) help to ease depression. Read More 

  • Ed Halliwell
  • May 21, 2018
Mental Health

How to Cultivate the Resources for Resilience 

Your basic needs can be matched by the mental resources we all possess, like courage or gratitude. Grow your inner strengths with this four-step HEAL framework to make you more resilient when challenges arise. Read More 

  • Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson
  • May 9, 2018

How to Grow Your Emotional Intelligence 

When it comes to celebrating strengths, brains and brawn often trump sensitivity and emotional resilience. This short animation makes the case for recognizing the importance of our own feelings, as well as those around us. Read More 

  • Nicole Bayes-Fleming
  • April 6, 2018

How Grassroots Mindfulness Fuels Mental Health Support 

To make mindfulness accessible, you need to go into communities that aren't attending the conventional mindfulness classes. Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce visits the Centre for Mindful Studies in Toronto where frontline workers train clients in mindfulness. Read More 

  • Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce
  • April 5, 2018


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