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We have partnered with a diverse group of blog contributors including counsellors, a family and marriage therapist, a mindfulness and meditation expert as well as members of our community. Our goal is to support this community through thought provoking, encouraging and practical blog content aimed at strengthening your mental and emotional health.

New blog content released every Wednesday. Be sure to join our email list (at the bottom of the page) to subscribe and be the first to receive our latest posts as well as bonus content.

7 Steps for Finding Balance & Stability in 2020

7 Steps for Finding Balance & Stability in 2020

It’s been said many times over the past six months that “2020 is cancelled!” You only have to turn on the news for three minutes to see why. With all the discouraging headlines sweeping the globe, it’s easy to fall into an unhealthy state of mind and allow the rest of...

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The Anxiety Battle & Coping with Lockdown

The Anxiety Battle & Coping with Lockdown

How are you? I mean... how are you REALLY? So many of us will be in totally different circumstances during this pandemic. Some will be key workers and still out there on the front lines, while some of us will be literally locked in to save themselves and others. Some...

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The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Grat·i·tude (/ɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/): The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness Have you ever stopped to consider what you can be thankful for in your life? The power of gratitude has been widely studied and has many benefits...

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I’m Willing to Talk About Suicide. Are You?

I’m Willing to Talk About Suicide. Are You?

Suicide can be extremely difficult to talk about. This week I heard a great explanation as to why this topic is often silenced. It feels as if no one remembers the person who committed suicide, since no one talks about it. Perhaps it is our reaction to the tragic...

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Overcoming the Pain of PTSD (Glenn’s Story)

Overcoming the Pain of PTSD (Glenn’s Story)

*A huge thank you to Glenn Smith, a member of our Band Together Community for this blog submission! Kelsey and Jesse interviewed Glenn for our Band Together Podcast and you will be able to listen to that episode when it is released June 7th* I honestly have not got...

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SHARE YOUR STORY

A place to anonymously share your mental and emotional health journey in order to break through fear, shame and isolation. You can also read the stories of others. There is significant healing in taking the vulnerable step to share your experience and put words to the journey you have walked. All stories are received and posted anonymously.

WEAR YOUR STORY

Band Together bracelets give you a tangible reminder that you are never alone in your struggles and that at your core, you are an overcomer. The bracelets were created with significant intention, right from the design including three white beads to the colours of the beads themselves. Wear your band with purpose and for solidarity – you are never alone!

GET CONNECTED

A place to dive deeper into conversation and content to help support you in your mental health journey. Our podcast, blog post and community forums offer a place for you to connect with others who are facing similar struggles. We want you to experience authentic connection with the Band Together Community and receive support as you pursue your mental and emotional health.

BAND TOGETHER PODCAST

A podcast focused on breaking the silence and bringing hope to the Mental Health Community. Join us weekly for captivating interviews with experts in their fields as well as members of our community. This raw, authentic and thought provoking content is meant to support and encourage on your path to positive mental health.

BAND TOGETHER BLOG

Weekly thought provoking and informative blog content from contributors including a mindfulness expert, counsellor, dietician as well as our community. We have partnered with a diverse group of blog contributors including counsellors, a family and marriage therapist, a mindfulness and meditation expert as well as members of our community. Read up on a variety of topics or use the keyword search to find topics of interest.