Remote Wellness Supports

We have created this list to connect you with the wellness resources available through the University of Toronto and around the world. Start exploring by selecting one of the categories below, and discover the many ways we can help you Drop Everything and Relax!

Have suggestions for additional resources? Send your ideas to Rob Makinson or Donna Liu.

For additional resources and support related to wellness at UTM, please contact the Health & Counselling Centre.


Arts & Crafts

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How to Crochet for Absolute Beginners: Step-by-step video tutorial for those who are just getting started with crocheting, plus lots of other video tutorials if you’ve mastered the basics.

Hobby Lobby: Knitting for Beginners: Learn the basics of knitting, plus links to other videos to get started on your first project.

The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross: “There are no mistakes, just happy accidents.” These relaxing videos, full of Bob’s encouragement, make learning to paint fun!


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Recipes for UTM Students: Kimberly, the UTM Health & Counselling Centre’s Registered Dietitian, shares easy, budget-friendly recipes—and they’re both healthy and delicious!


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Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19: In this free course, UTSC Psychology professor Steve Joordens discusses how our bodies react to anxiety, and to cope with it. Takes only 3 hours to complete!

Duolingo: Learn one (or more!) of over 35 languages, from German and Korean to Scottish Gaelic and even Klingon.