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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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Is it time for your loved one to move into assisted living?

Independence is sacred. We spend our entire lives trying to achieve it; exploring boundaries as children, breaking rules as teenagers, and finally moving out as young adults. Even into adulthood we do everything we can...

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Is the U.S. workforce facing a mental health crisis?

The stats in this infographic prove the importance of prioritizing mental health in the workplace.

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How to change careers without feeling like you’re starting back at square one.

If you’re reading this, the thought of making a huge career change has probably already crossed your mind. You might’ve hemmed and hawed about it over the last weeks, months, or even years, never fully...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: A cognitive strategy for generalized anxiety

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Deborah Ledley provides practical strategies for overcoming worry and anxiety. Further reading 3 proactive ways to deal with stress. How to incorporate mental wellness into your daily routine. Get...

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What to look for in a therapist.

We’re hardwired to prefer convenience. Case in point: when’s the last time you crossed town for something you could’ve gotten around the corner? Even if the product or service on the other side of the...

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Mastering the art of starting a new job.

You did it! You survived hours of perfecting your resume, tweaking your cover letter, perspiring through interviews and coffee dates, and now you have a job! For some people that’s the hard part; for others,...

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Which mental health care professional is right for you?

Note: This article focuses on mental health care providers practicing in the United States. Licensing regulations and education requirements may differ in other countries. Many people think the terms therapist, counselor, psychiatrist, and psychologist are...

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3 secrets to building an awesome team.

Your organization is more than just the products or services it provides. It goes beyond cool branding, cutting-edge tech, or fine-tuned logistics. At its core, your organization is about people. From the decision makers to...

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LifeSpeak gives you confidential access to the best experts.

What do you do when you have a burning question to which you need an answer? You turn to the internet. A quick Google search puts the knowledge of the entire human race at your...

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How to disclose a mental illness to your employer.

Navigating conversations about mental illness can be complicated, especially when they happen at work. Many people think mental health is a strictly private issue, but depending on your condition you may feel compelled to tell...

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10 steps to help you confidently return to work as a new mom.

Congratulations on becoming a new mom! Everything in your life is now in a state of great transformation, which means you have a lot of hard (but exciting) decisions ahead of you. One of these...

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5 easy ways to improve your mental health today.

Wondering what you can do to improve your mental well-being? Start with these tips.

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