Looking after our own well-being and the well-being of others has never been more important.

We’ve put together this collection of toolkits to help support you, whether that's in the classroom, at home or at work. Each includes downloadable resources that are easy to use and share with others. We hope that you'll find them helpful and useful.


WE Well-being Playbook: helping you during this challenging time

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The WE Well-being Playbook is a hands-on guide filled with everyday tools and actions to nurture your own mental well-being and the well-being of others. We’ve worked with leading experts and drawn from the best available evidence to create tips applicable to daily life and the unique challenges of the pandemic. Download the full book here, or download and share individual chapters below.


The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
Download the individual chapters here.

There are 10 in all.

The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
Download the individual chapters here.

There are 10 in all.


Just launched: Little Actions Make a Big Difference video series!

This delightful, meaningful animated series created in partnership with Well Beings, a national service of WETA-TV, the flagship PBS station in Washington, D.C., offers easy-to-use, science-based tools and actions to help support your social-emotional health and well-being. Based on the WE Well-being Playbook.


Additional Resources

01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
02 Reducing stigma, celebrating diversity and forecasting resiliency
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
03 Increasing social, emotional, physical and mental well-being
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships
01 Promoting positive, inclusive safe and caring environments and relationships

Meet the authors of the WE Well-being Playbook

LEYSA CERSWELL KIELBURGER, AUTHOR

Leysa Cerswell Kielburger, author of WE Well-being, is the co-founder of WE Well-being and a faculty member at the Centre for Mindfulness Studies, where she develops mindfulness-based programs and trains health care practitioners and educators. Her Ph.D. dissertation in Clinical Psychology focused on mental health care for underserved and marginalized populations. Leysa has taught and practiced across North America, Asia and Africa.

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SUSAN ALLAN, EDITOR

Susan Allan, editor of WE Well-being, is an award-winning journalist who has worked at Maclean’s, iPolitics and the Ottawa Citizen. Based in Ottawa, she is an enthusiastic volunteer, yoga teacher and hockey mom. She serves on the boards of L’Arche Ottawa and the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom. In 2008, she contributed to The World Needs Your Kid, a guide to help parents raise socially conscious children.

Are you experiencing a mental health crisis? Go to the nearest hospital or call 911.