Tagged as Depression

Anti-Black Racism: Using Anger as a Mechanism For Change

By Janna Comrie, Registered Psychotherapist The recent events around the world have brought to the forefront incident after incident of anti-Black racism. Members of the public have witnessed videos, news broadcasts, articles, and social media...

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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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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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Managing Addiction During the COVID-19 Crisis

A Q&A with Dr. Adi Jaffe What are the biggest challenges faced by someone with addiction while in isolation? It’s quite similar to what most of us face while in isolation: The interruption of what...

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Choosing Happiness

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, today's date (March 20, the International Day of Happiness) feels particularly important. This article will help you find positivity during these trying times, especially if you've been feeling...

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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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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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10 tips to make sure your remote workers don't feel isolated.

What defines the “workplace” has evolved dramatically in the past few years. Not only have our jobs changed, but where, when, and how we work have all become completely fluid. An ever-increasing number of employees...

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Be aware: bigotry in the workplace can have long term effects on employee mental health.

At this point, everybody knows prioritizing inclusion is a worthwhile endeavor for any organization. Diversity initiatives are becoming indispensable across the board, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. And it’s not just HR managers who...

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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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