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Ask the Expert: Russell Kolts on self-compassion, mindfulness, and managing difficult emotions

It's completely normal to feel heightened emotions like anger or anxiety when we're frustrated or nervous. Rather than letting those feelings take over, there are a few simple coping methods we can all use to...

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Ask the Expert: Michael Boivin on diabetes prevention, treatment, and daily living

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 100 million American adults are currently diabetic or prediabetic. Diabetes can have many damaging effects if left untreated, but fortunately, simple lifestyle changes can often...

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Ask the Expert: Bob Gavlak on personal finance

It's tax season, which means many people are scrambling to get their financial documents in order. Managing personal finances can be a daunting task, even after the filing deadline has passed. That's why we invited...

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Ask the Expert: Julie Freedman Smith on screens, teens, and other parenting challenges

There has never been a more complicated time to raise a teenager. Texting, social media, video games, and the like have made it increasingly difficult to really know what our kids are thinking and doing....

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Time's Up on Sexual Harassment

It’s an honor for us to be on the front cover of WorkSpan Magazine discussing the crucial topic of workplace sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Click here to read the...

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Ask the Expert: Tim Sitt on living healthy behind your desk

We all know sitting is the new smoking, but many of us continue to lead dangerously sedentary lifestyles. Luckily, it doesn't take much to incorporate more movement into our workday. Author, personal trainer, and therapist Tim...

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Ask the Expert: Debunking nutrition myths with registered dietitian Toby Amidor

When it comes to following a healthy diet, there's a lot of contradictory information out there. From caffeine to sugar to good fats and bad fats, it's hard to know what we should be consuming,...

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5 ways workplace bullies are ruining your organization.

Before you dismiss the topic of workplace bullying as something that only happens in the most toxic and dysfunctional organizations, think again. According to research conducted by the University of Phoenix, 75% of workers are...

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10 meaningful #GivingTuesday deeds you can do with your colleagues.

Did you know this coming Tuesday, November 28, is known as #GivingTuesday around the world? It began six years ago and always falls on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. During this time,...

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Ask the Expert: ​Self care for caregivers with Denise Brown

Being a caregiver is incredibly demanding in every sense of the word. It requires immense emotional and physical strength and stamina, and despite being highly rewarding, it can also be very draining. On Monday, caregiving...

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Ask the Expert: ​Psychiatrist Dr. Nik Grujich on mindfulness

Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, especially as people seek to find more fulfillment in their jobs. Last week, Dr. Nik Grujich joined our Ask the Expert webchat to explain to our users what...

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How we went from hosting parenting classes in grocery stores to serving over 7 million employees.

Much like with people, it becomes increasingly difficult to remember what an organization was like in its infancy after a decade and a half of growth. There’s an enduring myth, fed in large part by...

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