Tagged as Anxiety

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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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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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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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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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 asleep at night. It’s in traffic. It’s in the doctor’s office. It’s at the...

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How to considerately help a loved one with mental illness.

Asking for help is hard. Many of us avoid it because it makes us feel vulnerable. The fear of seeming weak or incompetent often prompts us to go it alone, which, unfortunately, just makes everything...

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Get to know psychologist and author on anxiety disorders Dr. Deborah Ledley.

Can you tell us a little about GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) and how it usually arises and manifests itself? GAD is a disorder of chronic worry.  People with GAD worry about all sorts of things...

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Get to know psychologist and associate professor Dr. Simon Rego.

There are so many approaches to treatment in psychology. Why did you decide to focus on cognitive behavioral therapy? Good question! What made cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) so appealing to me is the fact that...

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