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Prioritizing your mental health is vital, now more than ever, with dwindled social interactions, social distancing restrictions and closures, and constant (and sometimes stressful) pandemic news updates.

With many organizations now offering their services online to follow social-distancing recommendations, taking a moment for self-care, your mental health and well-being has become a little easier.

Here are some self care resources and activities to help you stay well:

Reach Out to Someone

Going through difficult times alone can be tough. Talk to someone who can offer you support and help boost your mental wellness.

The Wellness Together Canada is an online portal that provides Canadians with mental health services at no cost, including access to peer support workers, social workers, psychologists, and other professionals. To learn more go to

Attend a Virtual Event

Join a virtual networking event, connect with other professionals in your field, and learn about how they’re adapting during these times.

Visit a (Virtual) Museum

Tour the Royal Ontario Museum or visit other museums and collections from all around the world, right from the comfort of your own home.


Take a walk in your neighborhood, get your blood pumping with a dance class, meditate and expel stress with a yoga session, or try one of the many other free virtual workouts available through the YMCA.

Express Your Artsy Side

Get your creativity flowing by attending a virtual painting or crafting class.