Mental Wellness Zone

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Welcome to the Mental Wellness Zone

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Did you know that an estimated 1.2 million children and youth in Canada are affected by mental illness, requiring enhanced support? That is why, in partnership with The Co-operators, we are providing you with a dedicated space to create awareness, promote healthy habits, provide free activities and share resources.

Eat, Breathe, Move, Laugh, Learn and Share are areas that contribute to one’s overall mental health, so make your way through the zone below and explore the opportunities available to you!

Boost your mood with healthy food.

Proper nutrition helps with a person’s physical health and physical health is intertwined with mental health. When you take care of your physical health your mental health benefits and vice versa.

Discover quick, healthy recipes and tips on how to stay feeling energized and properly fueled with healthy food through competition season!

EAT

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BOOST YOUR MOOD WITH HEALTHY FOOD

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Relaxation techniques can help when you’re feeling stressed.

Take a step back from the competition and learn about mindfulness meditation, how to incorporate it into your daily life, and discover free virtual mindfulness meditation exercises below.

BREATHE

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RELAXATION TECHNIQUES CAN HELP WHEN YOU’RE FEELING STRESSED

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Exercise can boost your mood and improve your sleep.

You already know that exercise is good for your body. But did you know it can also boost your mood, improve your sleep, and help you deal with depression, anxiety, stress and more?

Discover free virtual exercises you can complete from the comfort of your home!

MOVE

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EXERCISE CAN BOOST YOUR MOOD AND IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

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Laughter is good for your mental health.

Take a break from the competition to enjoy these virtual activities, including fun personality quizzes, and puzzling games that help with stress and anxiety!

LAUGH

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LAUGHTER IS GOOD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

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Educate yourself so you can help others.

Discover resources from various experts and organizations within the mental health industry with links to external support.

LEARN

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EDUCATE YOURSELF SO YOU CAN HELP OTHERS

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