Everyone has a story worth thinking about, and rethinking about. Each comment posted here comes from someone different. We hope you find inspiration to take action, small or large to improve your mental health and the mental health of others. 

You can share your own story and advice by contacting walkalong@cheos.ubc.ca

 

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
September 5, 2017

1.   When do you need mindfulness? Mindfulness is something that comes up on a daily basis for me. As a full time University student, balancing my time is one of the most difficult things. Sometimes... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
July 30, 2017

Friends are a very important element for our happiness and well being, that is why in this very special post, the walkalong team had the chance to talk with Jocelyn Chai and Jollee Fung about the... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
June 22, 2017

We’re always looking for ways we can use tech to improve mental health, and the best way to do that is to try new things! This week, our volunteer Jenn Lee makes friends with a fox named Fred in... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th is Men’s Mental Health Day, and we’re ready to talk. Men experience the full range of mental health issues, from disordered eating to anxiety to suicide. But sometimes it’s hard to... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
June 2, 2017

For years, high profile celebrities avoided confronting their battle with mental health. Perhaps the stigma surrounding mental health was burdensome to their glamorous identity. However, more... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
June 2, 2017

I'm someone who works myself up into a massive 'they're going to think I'm faking/they're going to fire me' panic whenever I need to call in sick.* *Which I only do when I'm throwing up, fainting, or... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
May 26, 2017

By: Aliya Lucatch   Working with ACD Research group, I recently got the chance to review several mental health related apps available on the Apple Store. One of my favorite apps was Start, a... Read more

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
May 16, 2017

1.       When do you need mindfulness? All the time. Mindfulness helps me to “remember” what the priorities in my life are and what I want to focus on in each moment to live a happier, more balanced... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
February 13, 2017

Ever needed people who could just understand your struggles with #mentalhealth?   Not to worry, we're featuring a podcast that is all of that and more! The Friend Zone features three individuals:... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
January 25, 2017

  1. Michael Landsberg   In this heartfelt video, Michael Landsberg, Canadian sports journalist speaks out about Depression and the importance of being there to talk with someone in need of support... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
January 22, 2017

The WalkAlong team asked 8 young people to read and respond to facts about mental health and communicating with parents. What we got were honest responses, and hopefully some useful advice. Links... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
January 4, 2017

For many, the best way to feel relaxed is sitting down and watching a great video. Thats why we're featuring one of our favourites clips as part of our experiences page! The video is a song full of... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
December 17, 2016

One half of the VlogBrothers, John is a New York Times best-selling author and committed Nerdfighter. Their videos share a simplistic yet humorous approach to informing and motivating others on a... Read more

Posted by Nick @WalkAlong
December 14, 2016

Link to the podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-buffering/id1076752918?mt=2#ep...

Posted by Admin @Walkalong
December 2, 2016

What's in your Kit? is WalkAlong's newest feature: interviews that focus on the tools that keep us healthy. For the first post we spoke with our coordinator, Anastasia, about her self-care toolkit. 1... Read more

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