Tagged as Self-care

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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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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Healthy Foods to Have on Hand during the Pandemic

By Isabelle Huot, PhD in Nutrition The current health crisis has had significant impacts on our food buying habits. Many of us are limiting our visits to the grocery store and it has become crucial...

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How to Feed Your Family (and Yourself) in Self-Isolation

By Registered Nutritionist, Nishta Saxena With so many families together in their homes for days and weeks, these are unprecedented times. There are definite benefits to this togetherness, but the lack of routine can also...

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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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How Parents Can Stay Connected as a Couple During COVID-19

By Registered Psychotherapist and Relationship Expert, Allison Villa With kids being home from school during the coronavirus pandemic, you - as parents - may be noticing a change in your relationship with your spouse. Between...

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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: Setting goals for your personal fitness with Tim Sitt

We're three weeks into the New Year, which means many of us are starting to struggle with staying on top of our fitness goals. Finding motivation and maintaining a routine can be hard, so for...

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Ask the Expert: Getting along over the holidays with Jennifer Kolari

The holidays are meant to be a time of love and relaxation, but sometimes all it takes is one off-hand remark to ruin everything. Many of our users had questions about how to keep the...

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Ask the Expert: All about diabetes, prevention, and nutrition, with Constance Brown-Riggs

With our rushed lifestyles and declining nutrition, it's understandable that diabetes would be a growing worry for many of us. During this week's Ask the Expert webchat, we were joined by award-winning registered dietitian Constance...

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