Translating science into everyday actions

Educational tools and resources to empower youth and families to promote their own mental well-being and the well-being of their community.

WE Well-being Playbook

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The WE Well-being Playbook is a hands-on guide filled with everyday tools, actions and tactics 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—cutting-edge science applied in practical, fun ways for everyday use.

Our goal is to make this resource accessible for all, so please feel free to use the link below to download and share digital versions of each of the chapters.

The WE Well-being Playbook is a beautifully designed book with many activities and fillable sections for the reader. If you would like to purchase a hard copy, it's available through ME to WE. When you purchase a copy of the book, you will be directly supporting the WE Well-being program through the Track Your Impact promise. WE Well-being supports and empowers youth, educators and families with tools and resources to promote their own well-being and the well-being of their community.

The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
WE Well-being Playbook Chapters

The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
The WE Well-being Playbook Chapter one
WE Well-being Playbook Chapters

The People Behind 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.

Coming soon: WE Well-being Podcasts

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