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We’re excited to announce that LifeSpeak is reaching a milestone in 2019: we’re turning FIFTEEN! It seems like just yesterday our founder and CEO, Michael Held, was faced with a problem that would ultimately lead us to where we are today. In his previous life as a corporate lawyer and strategy consultant, colleagues came into his office every day convinced that they were the only ones struggling with and feeling overwhelmed by life’s challenges – parenting, health, eldercare, and so on. Michael wanted to help, so he began offering small, live expert-led training sessions on these subjects, believing that education...

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Ask the Expert: Shauna Lindzon on nutrition that boosts your immunity

We are what we eat. It thus stands to reason that we can vastly improve our health and immunity by consuming healthy foods. But how can we identify which foods are helping and which are...

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LifeSpeak serves Canada's 100 Best Employers

The winners of the Canada's Top 100 Employers award were announced last week. Congratulations to all our friends at: 3M Canada Company Air Canada Alberta Health Services / AHS BC Public Service Bell Canada Canadian...

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Introducing LifeSpeak Feature Friday!

We're excited to tell you about a new way LifeSpeak is sharing our expert content to help people lead healthier lives. Starting today, we'll be posting short clips of our experts on YouTube discussing important...

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Colleen Carney on overcoming sleep problems

Getting adequate rest every night is crucial to our overall health, but so many of us struggle not only to fall asleep, but also to stay asleep. Dr. Colleen Carney, associate professor in the psychology department...

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Your employees are sitting too much — and it could be killing them.

Sure it sounds like an alarmist headline, but it’s completely true. Most of us are already aware of the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is highlighting just how unhealthy excessive sitting can...

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Something exciting is happening...

We’re excited to announce that LifeSpeak is reaching a milestone in 2019: we’re turning FIFTEEN! It seems like just yesterday our founder and CEO, Michael Held, was faced with a problem that would ultimately lead...

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Ask the Expert: Sharon Selby on addressing back-to-school anxiety

September is a hectic time for most families. From adjusting to more rigid schedules to navigating new classmates and teachers, there are many stressful aspects of going back to school. Registered clinical counselor Sharon Selby joined...

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Self-care is non-negotiable, especially in the workplace.

When’s the last time you stretched your legs, drank a glass of water, or even took a deep breath? Whether you’re working full- or part-time in an office, factory, laboratory, or shopping mall, chances are...

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Does your employee assistance program need a boost?

The needs of your employees are constantly evolving. One of your staff members might go from being an intern with loads of student debt to a full-time employee on parental leave to a part-timer considering...

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Ask the Expert: Cam Adair on digital addiction

Cell phones, laptops, tablets, smartwatches, TV, movies, video games... the list of devices vying for our attention is endless. Of course, much of our screen time can be healthy (communicating with loved ones) and productive...

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10 reasons your employees keep leaving, and what you can do to change their minds.

The most dreaded phrase in HR is “I quit.” It hurts to hear someone who has been brought into the corporate family say they want to leave. A lot of optimism and energy goes into...

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Joshua Coleman on navigating relationships

With work, school, parenting, and other critical responsibilities vying for our time and attention, it can be hard to spare energy to nurture the relationships we have with our partners, friends, and family. How can...

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