Design student launches mental wellness kit

February 03, 2022
Press Pause kit

Press Pause founder, Taylor Jackson struggled to find a co-op placement in the early days of the pandemic. She took a shot at the Venture Co-op program, submitting a project that she worked on in her second-year Studio course. A start-up was born. Press Pause is a print material mental wellness self-help kit that takes individuals away from the noise of the online space to focus on their mental wellness through journaling, cognitive behavioural therapy tools, positive thinking exercises, reflection and planning for the future. Selling to post-secondary institutions and online direct-to-consumer, the business has sold over 9,000 kits. 

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