Tagged as Social change

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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Six advantages of linguistic diversity in the workplace.

Did you know there are currently hundreds of languages spoken in Canada and the US? In 2015, the United States Census Bureau estimated that at least 350 languages were spoken in households across the country....

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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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Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

By Tomee Sojourner-Campbell, Development, Equity, and Anti-Racism Consultant “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed, but when we are silent we are still afraid, so it is better...

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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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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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How to Make Volunteerism Impactful and Meaningful

By Tuan Nguyen, heart-centered entrepreneur and philanthropist “Above all clouds is the sun.” When life feels stormy, I remember this quote. In these days of social distancing, everyone is feeling the storm. I feel it...

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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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Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

Q&A with Licensed Psychologist, Marni Amsellem, Ph.D What exactly is social distancing?  Social distancing is something that we are all being asked to do right now. The exact spacing or the exact amount of people...

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Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has always been a big deal at LifeSpeak. We pride ourselves on being purpose-driven in every aspect of our business, from the diversity of our experts to the breadth of our...

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Back by popular demand: We're hosting another Mental Health Marathon!

A few months ago, we gathered some of our top mental health experts to spend two entire days answering our users' questions about stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, and so much more. We called...

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Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

Introvert or extrovert? Cats or dogs? Tea or coffee? We love categorizing ourselves and each other. Doing so can help us figure out who we’re compatible with, what sort of work we’re best suited for,...

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