Tagged as Burnout

A health care worker’s experience on the front lines fighting COVID-19

Q&A with a Toronto-based Emergency Room Registered Nurse* *For privacy reasons, they have asked to remain anonymous What was a typical day like for you before the COVID-19 pandemic, and how has the outbreak affected...

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Investing in employee mental health boosts the bottom line, Deloitte study finds.

What is one way to increase profits? Decrease expenses, right? That generally holds true, but it’s not the case when it comes to employee mental health. Research recently conducted by Deloitte has found that employers...

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5 ways to help your staff avoid burnout.

We’re approaching an extremely hectic time of year. The stress of back-to-school has finally settled, but now the holidays are just around the corner. Of course, it’s also a festive time that encourages us to...

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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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If you aren’t letting your staff work flexibly, you need to start now.

If you were on the phone right now with a friend and they told you “I’m at work”, what would you imagine their surroundings looked like? Maybe you’d picture them sitting in a cubicle, or...

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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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LifeSpeak’s first ever white paper on Mental Health in the Workplace is now live

Celebrating our 15th year in business, one of LifeSpeak’s give-backs to the HR community is a white paper on transforming healthcare by improving mental health in the workplace. We worked with our friends at 10...

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The importance of having fun at work.

In her novel Anne of Avonlea, Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote, “I’m so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.” Her statement would have been equally true had she written, “It beautifies work so much.”...

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Ask the Expert: Alyson Schafer on managing family demands

If you're currently raising children while taking care of your aging parents, you're in what's referred to as the Sandwich Generation. More and more adults are finding themselves strapped for time and sapped of energy...

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You should consider hiring these strategic job positions this year.

The New Year isn’t just about redefining and improving oneself on a personal level; organizations are seeing the start of 2019 as an opportunity to develop by revamping their teams. That’s not to say everyone...

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LifeSpeak: Our Origin Story

As you’re aware, we’re in the midst of celebrating 15 years of improving employee well-being! The journey to where we are today has been long and winding, full of learning, growth, and an unyielding drive...

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