March the final winter hurdle. It can be a hard month mentally for many Canadians. Hang tight, we got this! Days are getting longer and temperatures are steadily rising.
March is an excellent time to spring clean, or reassess your mental health. In shifting gears from winter to spring, check in with yourself. How are you feeling? What’s your energy like? How are your moods these days? Take this time to reflect on small habit changes you can implement today to support your mental wellness.
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In September, we naturally return to routines. As your daily schedule takes shape, how can you make sure that physical activity is a top-priority item? Here are some tips to make it happen: 1. AVOID GRAND PLANS Getting active doesn’t have to be aFull Story >
Note: This blog was written by a former ParticipACTION employee and contains personal information about their experience with mental health. Study after study has shown what we all instinctively know—regular physical activity is essential for good mental health. Yet very few Canadians get enough.Full Story >
October is an excellent time to reassess your mental health. As we move toward lower temperatures and shorter days, take some time to check in with yourself. How are you feeling? What’s your energy like? How are your moods these days? Use this Mental HealthFull Story >
As a society, we’re obsessed with convenience. We’re all about discovering a new shortcut, or a cheaper, faster, better way to do something. With all of life’s competing priorities, we’re looking for ways to make it easier. We take the escalator instead of walkingFull Story >
For many office workers, the bulk of a 9-5 workday is spent sitting at a desk or in a meeting room. A sedentary routine can, not only lead to a variety of negative future health consequences like chronic disease, but it can also impactFull Story >