Our Wellness Modules are a series of instructive worksheets on promoting good mental health and general well-being. Based on quality information from well-conducted research in these areas. Included are definitions of basic concepts, tips on how to manage mental health and well-being on a daily basis and links to other helpful resources.
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The purpose of this information is to help individuals and their families develop good mental health knowledge and skills so they can maximize quality of life and manage the normal ups and downs of life. These modules are relevant to all of us, even those of us who have not had any personal experience with mental disorders or substance use problems.
What you'll find in the Wellness Modules
Each 4-page module is descriptive and interactive, describing key components of mental well-being such as the ability to cope with stress, manage moods, deal with negative thinking patterns, maintain positive relationships and self-esteem, incorporate exercise into daily life, connect with the supports you need, and follow good sleep and nutrition habits. Exercises, questions and quizzes help support your goal of better mental health.
8 Wellness Modules
Mental Health Matters is an overview of mental health and its defining features. It describes how mental health is as important as our physical health, what it can affect, who is most at risk for poor mental health, the four dimensions of mental health and their relationship to each other, a quiz to check your mental wellness and other resources. Read Mental Health Matters online >>
Stress and Well-Being looks at signs and sources of stress, its negative and positive effects, its link with physical and mental health, coping strategies and a survey to help identify where the stress in your life comes from. Read Stress and Well-Being online >>
Social Support provides information on how social support can enhance your life, how to give and receive it, and how to know when it's time to make changes to your support network. Includes tips on improving your social support network, as well as a quiz to help you measure the amount of support you are receiving from your family and friends. Read Social Support online >>
Problem-Solving outlines a step-by-step approach to solving difficult problems, including facing the problem, brainstorming and picking solutions, and checking up on the progress. The module also includes a step-by-step interactive worksheet, enabling the reader to create their own seven-step problem-solving plan. Read Problem-Solving online >>
Anger Management discusses the positive and the negative outcomes of anger, encompassing topics such as the causes of anger, figuring out if anger is a problem, and anger management techniques. Read Anger Management online >>
Getting a Good Night's Sleep discusses the importance of restful sleep. Almost half of us cut back on our sleep as a way of getting the most out of our days. As sleep problems can have a negative effect on our mental health by influencing our emotions, thoughts, behaviours and body sensations, this module provides tips on getting a good night's sleep, as well as a sleep skills diary to track the factors affecting your sleep. Read Getting a Good Night's Sleep online >>
Eating and Living Well summarizes how forward thinking and positive body image can help in following a healthy diet and establishing an exercise regimen. The module provides tips in the form of small steps one can take to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Read Eating Well and Living Well online >>
Healthy Thinking uses the exciting method of identifying thinking traps to provide a step-by-step guide on revising unbalanced thoughts, conducting surveys and experiments to collect evidence, and reflecting on the outcomes of balanced thoughts. The module also includes an interactive worksheet, allowing the visitor to experience this method and print the results of in a few clicks of a mouse. Read Healthy Thinking online >>