Wellness Topics and Information

Are you looking for tips and strategies?

Then you have come to the right place. We have put together information on a variety of wellness topics. Some of the information was created by FoE students for FoE students, and some was created by Wellness Team. Other information was sourced from external experts. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact the Community Wellness Team or your department wellness contact.

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On-Demand Pre-recorded Wellness Sessons

With our busy lives, it can be difficult to find the time to attend workshops. For those who are looking for the convenience of pre-recorded sessions, below is a list of organizations offering a recorded sessions on wide range of mental health and wellbeing topics. Also be sure to check out the pre-recorded workshops and self-directed programs available through Counselling Services. The Re-wiring for Happiness Toolkit maybe especially helpful. The sessions were designed to support University of Waterloo students; however, the content is applicable for all stages of life.

ENGWellness Blog

The purpose of this blog is to provide communications, content, and support to our community in the Faculty of Engineering. Please feel free to share widely and let us know if you have any topics you would like to see, email ENGWellness

Wellness Websites and Additional Information

Looking for more information on a wellness related topic? Here are links to several wellness related websites that you might find helpful.

Spotlight on Wellness

Spotlight on Wellness is an initiative rooted in anti-stigma messaging as it pertains to mental health. We want our community members to know they're not alone in their struggles! This goes a long way in breaking down systemic barriers, fostering inclusivity and improving the mental health of each of us, the Faculty of Engineering, and the broader Waterloo community.

Wellness Apps and Podcasts

Wellness related apps and podcasts have been growing in popularity over the past several years. Here is a list of some of our favourites. If you have a favourite podcast or app that is not listed, please share it through the feedback form at the bottom of the page.

Do you have a favourite wellness related app, podcast, or audio book you think others might also enjoy? Please use the feedback box to tell us about it. We will include appropriate suggestions, along with your testimonial.

Wellness and Mental Health Research

There is a plethora of mental health, wellbeing, and resilience related research currently being conducted. New findings and discoveries are being made daily. It is difficult to stay current with the latest findings. Anyone who has completed a literature review knows how challenging and time-consuming process it can be. As a result, this section will grow slowly, but steadily. We will feature new research every month, so check back regularly.

We will also use this area to feature some of the incredible research being completed at the University of Waterloo. If you have an article you'd like to recommend for inclusion, please use the feedback form below to share it with us.


Each month, the ENGWellness team releases three newsletters-one for each of our target populations (undergrads and grads).