What it really means to be an ally.

June 2020 has been a rollercoaster of emotions. With police brutality, systemic racism, gender discrimination, and LGBTQ+ rights on top of everyone’s minds, you might be wondering what meaningful steps you can take to fight...

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Ask the Expert: Finding Balance While Parenting with Sharon Selby

The past few months have been challenging, especially if you have children at home. For those trying to balance the many demands of parenthood during this difficult time, this week's Ask the Expert session was...

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How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

Q&A with Dr. Kira Banks, Psychologist and creator of Raising Equity* There is so much in the news about George Floyd’s death at the hands of police and the pervasiveness of racism. How can we...

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4 Ways To Build An Intentional Family Life Within the Reality of COVID-19

By Registered Psychotherapist and Relationship Expert, Allison Villa  As you begin to resume activities outside of your social isolation bubble, you (and your kids) may be feeling a range of emotions. By being intentional about...

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Ask The Expert: Mental Health & Relationships

Our Ask the Expert sessions on mental health are so popular, we invited Dr. Joshua Coleman to answer some additional questions.* *Please note that all user participation is anonymous. Not Feeling Appreciated Question: I have...

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Ask the Expert: Embracing positivity and self-compassion with Hina Khan

Many of us have experienced a rollercoaster of emotions since the COVID-19 pandemic began. To help us find positivity during these trying times and be more self-compassionate, LifeSpeak expert Hina Khan joined our Ask the Expert...

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After COVID Isolation: A Roadmap to Navigating the New Normal

By Health Psychologist, Nicole Loreto, PhD Returning to the office? How are we going to live this new normal? There is no question that COVID-19 has affected our lives in a way like no other....

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Being Alone Together: The Social Pandemic of Loneliness during COVID-19

By Dr. Nasreen Khatri, PhD, Registered Clinical Psychologist, Gerontologist, and Neuroscientist As a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist, I am often asked about loneliness. What is it? Who is lonely? Is being lonely actually bad for...

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Managing Difficult Emotions in Times of Stress

By Jenny Tryansky, Personal Development Coach At a recent webinar gathering only two weeks into the COVID-19 crisis in North America, I reluctantly logged on to meet with a group of co-active coach colleagues, including...

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Ask the Expert: Managing Money in Times of Uncertainty with Shannon Lee Simmons and Bob Gavlak

The economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of people feeling anxious about their finances. In this week's Ask the Expert chat, we invited Shannon Lee Simmons and Bob Gavlak to answer...

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How to Make Volunteerism Impactful and Meaningful

By Tuan Nguyen, heart-centered entrepreneur and philanthropist “Above all clouds is the sun.” When life feels stormy, I remember this quote. In these days of social distancing, everyone is feeling the storm. I feel it...

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How to Feed Your Family (and Yourself) in Self-Isolation

By Registered Nutritionist, Nishta Saxena With so many families together in their homes for days and weeks, these are unprecedented times. There are definite benefits to this togetherness, but the lack of routine can also...

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