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We are running a giveaway in an effort to educate people about mental health.

There is a lot of misinformation swirling around about what mental health is (and isn’t). Part of this is due to stigma, which we believe can be fought by opening up and having honest conversations with each other. By getting people to think critically about mental health, we hope to help educate those who are unfamiliar with the subject and show our support for anyone coping with mental illness. And to make it a little more fun, we’re throwing in some cash prizes! Official #LifeSpeakMentalHealth Giveaway Rules ENGLISH NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The #LifeSpeakMentalHealth Giveaway (the 'Sweepstakes')...

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Want to build engagement? Think like a marketer. (Part 1)

Hello, my name is Doug Berkowitz, and I’m a recovering direct marketer. Two years ago, I switched from a 14-year career in marketing services to become SVP of Operations at LifeSpeak, where we work with our clients to help their employees be healthy, happy, and productive. Since then, I’ve been privileged to see, watch and learn how our clients are generating engagement in the HR programs that they work so hard to provide. And what I’ve come to understand is that building engagement with employees is much like selling your product to the public, so why not apply key direct...

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Why I love my standing desk.

This coming spring will mark two years since I made the decision to give up my office chair, and spend my day at a standing desk. I work for LifeSpeak as Director of IT, and...

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What does an aging workforce mean for your organization?

Have you heard of the term historic reversal? It refers to the fact that the global human population is aging steadily, and the phenomenon doesn’t appear to be reversible. For a variety of reasons, more...

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We are running a giveaway in an effort to educate people about mental health.

There is a lot of misinformation swirling around about what mental health is (and isn’t). Part of this is due to stigma, which we believe can be fought by opening up and having honest conversations...

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Is our obsession with physical fitness harming our mental health?

People are constantly looking for fun and easy ways to stay fit. From Zumba® and pilates to paleo and no-carb diets, there’s never a shortage of fitness trends these days. Similarly, the apparel industry has...

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Canada's Best Employers work with LifeSpeak.

Forbes published its list of Canada's Best Employers for 2017 last week, and to our absolute delight more than thirty of our clients received the honor! We're so proud to support these organizations as they strive...

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10 reasons rehab is so beneficial for fighting addiction.

Rehab isn’t usually depicted accurately in the media. Many myths surround what addiction centers are really like, in part, thanks to sensationalized news about celebrities and myopic films like 28 Days. Contrary to what pop...

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5 reasons you should attend more conferences.

Last week we attended the HRPA 2017 annual conference and trade show as exhibitors. Although we’ve done a number of other conferences in the past, it was our first time at HRPA. We couldn’t wait...

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3 proactive ways to deal with stress.

Stress. It’s absolutely everywhere, from the second your alarm jolts you awake in the morning to when  you’re struggling to fall back asleep at night. It’s in traffic. It’s in the doctor’s office. It’s at...

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How to incorporate mental wellness into your daily routine.

Many people mistakenly believe they are immune to mental illness. While some people might be more at risk than others, mental conditions can affect anyone at any time, regardless of age, race, or social status....

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Why the #BellLetsTalk campaign is so important.

Today our friends at Bell Canada are challenging the public to open their hearts and minds to the issue of mental illness. Dubbed Bell Let’s Talk Day, it’s a powerful reminder that mental health doesn’t...

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Come visit us at HRPA 2017 booth 545 for a chance to win!

As an organization that serves over 7 million end-users across 500+ clients, we don’t always get the chance to connect one-on-one with individuals about what makes their organizations tick. That’s why we’re super excited to...

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Want to change your life? Start with an intention.

It’s the third week of January, which means many people are about to start giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. And who can blame them? Keeping resolutions is hard. For one thing people tend...

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