Tagged as Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Getting along over the holidays with Jennifer Kolari

The holidays are meant to be a time of love and relaxation, but sometimes all it takes is one off-hand remark to ruin everything. Many of our users had questions about how to keep the...

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Ask the Expert: All about diabetes, prevention, and nutrition, with Constance Brown-Riggs

With our rushed lifestyles and declining nutrition, it's understandable that diabetes would be a growing worry for many of us. During this week's Ask the Expert webchat, we were joined by award-winning registered dietitian Constance...

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Ask the Expert: Managing difficult emotions with self-compassion, with Dr. Susan Orsillo

Anger. Frustration. Grief. Guilt. Complex emotions like these can be hard to understand, and even harder to control. Fortunately, we can mitigate their effects by practicing self-compassion, as LifeSpeak expert Dr. Susan Orsillo explained during...

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Back by popular demand: We're hosting another Mental Health Marathon!

A few months ago, we gathered some of our top mental health experts to spend two entire days answering our users' questions about stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, and so much more. We called...

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Ask the Expert: Bob Gavlak on getting a grip on your finances

Let's face it: personal finance is confusing. With so many rules and approaches to optimizing taxes, investments, mortgages, credit cards, and so on, it's easy to get overwhelmed. We invited our expert Bob Gavlak to...

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Ask the Expert: Sharon Selby on back-to-school and other childhood anxieties

For some children, returning to school in September is exciting. They look forward to making new friends and learning new subjects. However, other children can find these same things quite daunting, and the idea of...

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Joshua Coleman on relationships

Is the "honeymoon phase" a real thing? How can we mend strained relationships? Why do siblings fight? The questions are endless when it comes to friendships, love, and family. That's why we were grateful to...

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Ask the Expert: Lysa Toye on understanding grief

Grief is one of the most complex human experiences. How we grieve, when we grieve, and how long the process takes can vary significantly from person to person. Therapist and social worker, Lysa Toye, joined...

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Expert advice at your fingertips: Introducing the LifeSpeak App!

Life tends to present us with obstacles when we least expect it. While it's impossible to be prepared for all life's challenges, it certainly helps to have access to expert advice whenever you need it,...

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Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion aren't buzz words — they're essential to any organization that hopes to thrive in the 21st century. An increasing number of studies have proven the immense benefits of building up a diverse...

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Our Mental Health Marathon was phenomenal!

On May 8th and 9th 2019, as part of our LifeSpeak15 anniversary give-back program, we ran our first ever “Mental Health Marathon” as a way for participating clients to mark Mental Health Health Month in a...

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Adi Jaffe on understanding and overcoming addiction in all its forms

Addiction is a mental health issue mired in myth and stigma. Many people mistakenly think it symbolizes weakness or a lack of self-control, but the truth is addiction has less to do with the substance...

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