Tagged as Mental health

Radio interview: How LifeSpeak helps employers address mental health in the workplace

How can employers use technology to improve mental health among their staff? We sat down with Kris McCusker from 680 News to discuss. Click below to listen. [audio mp3="http://lifespeak.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Annas-interview-on-680-Radio-News-compressed.mp3"][/audio] TRANSCRIPT Kris McCusker: I'm Kris McCusker. Discussion around...

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Children’s mental health shouldn’t be overlooked.

“She’s going through a phase.” “He’ll grow out of it.” These are common statements adults use to explain or justify children’s behavior. We’re so quick to label kids mischievous, reserved, or hot-tempered that we often...

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How can aging affect mental health?

What do you picture when you imagine your retirement? Whether it’s spending more time with loved ones or traveling the world, we all want to experience our golden years with as much comfort and independence...

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4 interesting ways mental illness is addressed around the world.

Over the past few months we’ve posted extensively about mental health, exploring everything from specific mental illnesses to various treatment and support options. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, but it’s really just...

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Can your home or workplace affect your mental health?

It goes without saying that some environments are more conducive to certain activities than others. For instance, the quiet of a library makes it an excellent place to study, while the blaring music of a...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: Being mindful about unwanted emotions

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Susan Orsillo explains common responses to negative emotions, and how to deal with these emotions more mindfully. Further reading 5 easy ways to improve your mental health today. Understanding stress, anxiety, and...

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Understanding stress, anxiety, and depression.

Millions of Americans experience some form of stress, anxiety, or depression everyday, so it's crucial for all of us to understand these three definitions.

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Are you paying attention to your employees’ health?

What comes to mind when you think about employee health? Comprehensive benefits packages? A box of tissue and hand sanitizer in every room? These are great places to start, but unfortunately many organizations seem to...

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How can you tell if you’re depressed?

Depression has long been one of the most misunderstood illnesses. In ancient times, it was referred to as melancholia, and it was thought that those suffering with the condition were possessed by the devil. Because...

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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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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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