Tagged as Self-care

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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10 ways to improve mental health in your workplace.

How many of your employees are chronically stressed out? How many are battling anxiety? Are any of them depressed? If these questions seem difficult to answer, it’s because they are. It’s not always apparent when...

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Sleeping on the job? Science says it's a good thing.

Do you remember just how integral napping was to your childhood? Everyday, probably at the exact same time in the afternoon, you would be tucked in for a quick snooze. Whether you were vehemently unwilling...

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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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Don't let the cold weather keep your employees from staying healthy.

It’s not easy feeling motivated in the depths of winter, when it perpetually feels like dusk and all you want to do is hibernate. Many of your employees may be feeling exhausted, stressed out, and...

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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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Get more out of your lunch break by going to the gym.

At some point in our careers, many of us make a vow to visit the gym more often.  It could be a New Year's resolution, a plan for reducing stress, or just an urge to...

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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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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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Ask the Expert: ​Dietitian Shauna Lindzon on Summer Nutrition

With an abundance of ice cream, burgers, and hot dogs, it can be tricky to maintain a healthy diet over the summer. Fortunately, LifeSpeak users got the chance to ask registered dietitian and culinary instructor,...

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