Tagged as Mindfulness

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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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 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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What it really means to be an ally.

June 2020 has been a rollercoaster of emotions. With police brutality, systemic racism, gender discrimination, and LGBTQ+ rights on top of everyone’s minds, you might be wondering what meaningful steps you can take to fight...

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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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4 Ways To Build An Intentional Family Life Within the Reality of COVID-19

By Registered Psychotherapist and Relationship Expert, Allison Villa  As you begin to resume activities outside of your social isolation bubble, you (and your kids) may be feeling a range of emotions. By being intentional about...

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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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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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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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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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Introducing LifeSpeak Feature Friday!

We're excited to tell you about a new way LifeSpeak is sharing our expert content to help people lead healthier lives. Starting today, we'll be posting short clips of our experts on YouTube discussing important...

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Self-care is non-negotiable, especially in the workplace.

When’s the last time you stretched your legs, drank a glass of water, or even took a deep breath? Whether you’re working full- or part-time in an office, factory, laboratory, or shopping mall, chances are...

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