Another blog post about the benefits of physical exercise for mental health (and how to exercise more)

Just in case you had any doubts regarding how beneficial exercise is for mental wellbeing, a simple search on Google for the benefits of exercise for mental health pulls up about 250,000,000 results. Exercise is a powerful method for mantaining our mental wellbeing. It promotes changes in the brain that support neural growth, reduce inflammation, and create … Continue reading Another blog post about the benefits of physical exercise for mental health (and how to exercise more)

A simple and effective youth engagement activity for mental health awareness

It is nice to be important, but it is important to be nice. During my undergraduate studies, I volunteer as a team leader at my university's Peer Support Centre that provided peer counseling to students. As a team, we were responsible for hosting events that promote mental health and the Peer Support Centre to students, staff … Continue reading A simple and effective youth engagement activity for mental health awareness

Keeping a daily journal for mental well-being

Writing can be a very therapeutic endeavor. Any form of writing, including creative, academic, or otherwise, can serve as a form of self-exploration to make sense of our thoughts and feelings, and discover our deepest desires. Keeping a personal journal is one of the ways in which we can incorporate writing into our lives to … Continue reading Keeping a daily journal for mental well-being