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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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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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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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 ways to avoid burning out over the holidays.

For many people, the “most wonderful time of the year” is also the most wearisome time of the year. With gifts to buy, meals to cook, travel to plan, and relatives to accommodate, the festive...

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The secret to getting free (but good) financial advice.

In a post-Lehman Brothers world, it’s become increasingly complicated to understand how to grow personal wealth. What makes an institution trustworthy and which ones should you avoid? How can you gauge the appropriateness of a...

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How playing games can improve your resilience.

Playing games is crucial for childhood development, but if you believe games are strictly for kids, think again. New research proves gaming can have significant and lasting benefits for anyone of any age. Video games...

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5 fun ways to squeeze more quality time in with your loved ones.

We all have that one friend we wish we could visit more often. That uncle we should be calling every Sunday. That little sister we promised we’d play video games with. But in the haste...

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Healthy ways to manage your emotions as a caregiver.

Caregivers are highly underappreciated. Whether they’re providing for the sick or assisting their aging parents, their duties demand so much of them. They work tirelessly to ensure their patients or loved ones are as comfortable...

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When it comes to learning, one size doesn’t fit all.

For how long do you think you could remember a list of ten items if you read it? What if someone read the list to you, or you heard it in a song? If you’re...

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Is it possible to over-encourage your child?

Your support means the world to your child, so if he tells you he wants to be a supermodel when he grows up, you’ve got to choose your response wisely. Many parents think there are...

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