Tagged as Mental health

Managing Emotions of Pregnancy During a Pandemic

By Marni Amsellem, PH.D., Clinical Psychologist If you are expecting right now, congratulations to you! Navigating the unexpected when you are expecting has been an age-old challenge. If you are currently pregnant, you are in...

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Managing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus

By Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. We’ve now been living life in quarantine for many months. What now rings true is the following observation: Quarantine continues to affect all areas of life. From our social interactions to...

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Ask the Expert: Getting your best night's sleep, with Dr. Colleen Carney

Has your sleep been different these past few months? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to change our morning routines and daily schedules, which in turn has shifted our sleep patterns. To help...

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How to Let Go of Control in Uncertain Times

By Jenny Tryansky, Personal Development Coach People cope with uncertainty in different ways. Some are able to embrace it very quickly and find the opportunities and gifts that turn the discomfort of uncertainty into a...

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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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Taking a Whole Life Approach to Decreasing Stress in Times of Crisis

By Afshan Tafler, Whole Life Coach It is in times of crisis, when our whole life is being affected, that we are called upon to draw from deep within us what exists beneath the fear,...

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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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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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