Tagged as Mindfulness

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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Should you encourage your employees to meditate?

Three out of every four Americans find work stressful. That means 75% of the population is spending the majority of their day in an unhealthy and harmful environment. Sure, a certain amount of stress can...

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Ask the Expert: Catherine Mattice on dealing with difficult relatives over the holidays

For many of us, the holidays are a wonderful chance to catch up with friends and family. However, these feelings of warmth and celebration can turn sour when we're forced to spend time with bothersome...

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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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10 tidbits of encouragement for entrepreneurs this Small Business Month.

Did you know October is Small Business Month in Canada, and National Women’s Small Business Month in the US? Small businesses are the driving force of our economy, providing hundreds of millions of jobs, and...

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Can practicing mindfulness make you better at your job?

When’s the last time you took a moment to just be? A moment to truly feel present and recognize only your immediate surroundings, thoughts, and feelings? For many of us, the tugging responsibilities of raising...

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9 healthy activities you can do at work.

These days, it seems like everything is detrimental to your health in some way. With all the conflicting reports on topics like recommended caffeine intake, the benefits and dangers of carbohydrates, and even the effects...

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4 interesting ways mental illness is addressed around the world.

Over the past few months we’ve posted extensively about mental health, exploring everything from specific mental illnesses to various treatment and support options. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, but it’s really just...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: Being mindful about unwanted emotions

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Susan Orsillo explains common responses to negative emotions, and how to deal with these emotions more mindfully. Further reading 5 easy ways to improve your mental health today. Understanding stress, anxiety, and...

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5 easy ways to improve your mental health today.

Wondering what you can do to improve your mental well-being? Start with these tips.

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Want to change your life? Start with an intention.

It’s the third week of January, which means many people are about to start giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. And who can blame them? Keeping resolutions is hard. For one thing people tend...

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Healthy ways to manage your emotions as a caregiver.

Caregivers are highly underappreciated. Whether they’re providing for the sick or assisting their aging parents, their duties demand so much of them. They work tirelessly to ensure their patients or loved ones are as comfortable...

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