Self-care is an important part of mental health, and sometimes that means taking a break from social media.

But when your job requires you to be online all the time, it can be hard for social media managers to โ€œunplug,โ€ and not all workplaces offer mental health support for their employees.

Here are some free resources that you can use to seek knowledge about your mental health, take care of yourself, or ask for help in your job.

Apps to help your mental health

1. Moment
Track your screen time, set daily limits, and get tips for using your phone less.

2. Headspace
Show your mind some love with this free guided meditation app.

3. Aloebud
When life feels stressful, set self-care goals and get gentle reminders with this friendly app.

Podcasts to help your mental health

1. Holding Space with Dr. Cassidy Freitas
A space to de-mystify mental health and therapy, share stories of struggle and joy, and discover connection through our human experiences.

2. Jen Gotch is Okay…Sometimes
A mental health podcast from the founder of, chronicling her journey with bi-polar and anxiety in an open, honest, and sometimes humourous way.

2. Selfie
A self-care podcast hosted by a psychotherapist and a lifestyle blogger, which explores themes like getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and balancing the body, mind, and spirit.

Bring Change to Mind is an organization whose mission is to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of people affected by mental illness.

Source: Later