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We have partnered with a diverse group of blog contributors including Counsellors, a Family and Marriage Therapist, Mindfulness and Meditation Coach, Registered Dietician, Naturopathic Physician 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.

Most Recent Blog Posts…

Is your glass ‘half-virus’ or ‘half-full’ right now?

Is your glass ‘half-virus’ or ‘half-full’ right now?

Trying to be 'less unhappy' in a world where there are so many sad and scary things going on is basically impossible… So if you’re doing that, I would highly recommend you STOP because honestly - you’re wasting your time. However, if you are wanting to be more happy...

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If You Want Strong Mental Health, Don’t Forget to Sweat

If You Want Strong Mental Health, Don’t Forget to Sweat

Exercise has become an extremely important part of my self-care routine. I love the way I feel after a good workout and the changes I see in my body over time. More importantly than this, exercise is essential for my mental health. I have written before about my...

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A Healthy Gut Equals a Happy Mind

A Healthy Gut Equals a Happy Mind

If you've never considered the reality that the food choices you put in your body can significantly affect the way your mind functions, I'm here to tell you that the saying “you are what you eat” was right. Moreover, you are what you eat, and you are what you eat...

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STRESSED is DESSERTS Spelled Backwards

STRESSED is DESSERTS Spelled Backwards

Were you today-years-old when you realized that? Or have you known that one for a long time? The truth is, about 40% of us turn to certain foods or drinks when our stress levels spike (according to the American Psychological Association). And that’s old news –...

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4 Things to Know Before Starting a Meditation Practice

4 Things to Know Before Starting a Meditation Practice

People come to meditation for a number of reasons but usually because they are seeking better productivity and focus in their work, stress reduction techniques, or to help with their mental health (typically depression and/or anxiety).Starting a meditation practice...

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About Our Blog Contributors…

Support the Cause

As a registered not-for-profit organization, we are currently volunteering our time and resources to build the Band Together movement and bring meaningful content to the mental health community. We would love for you to consider partnering with us to grow our reach! You can read more about our objectives, where donated funds are allocated and how you can get a tax receipt by clicking below. Thank you!

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.