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Your monthly dose of motivation

The first week in May marks Mental Health Week in Canada, and while the weather is getting sunnier, our mental dispositions might not be so sunny.

Like exercise, staying mentally healthy requires effort. In fact, the two go hand-in-hand. Recent research shows that physical activity has an important role to play in the prevention and treatment of depression. While it’s no replacement for advice from an expert, we know at least five types of exercise that are proven to help with depression.

What are they?


More that will move you

Do you know what the term physical literacy means?

Physical literacy offers some amazing benefits that will help you become active for life. Learn more about the term by downloading our tools and resources.


How to be more active every day without trying

Being more active is hard. This is how our staff have tricked themselves into making it easier. So easy, we actually stopped thinking about it.


You could be earning prizes for things you do every day

Did you know that housework, walking, gardening, and washing your car all count as physical activities? There are things we do on a daily basis that help us lead more active lives. Did you also know that all of these activities are on the ParticipACTION 150 Play List?

If you haven’t already signed up, there is no better time than the present! Register online, track your activities, and earn the chance at winning amazing prizes like a brand-new Chevrolet vehicle of your choice, or a trip for two to a Fairmont hotel.




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