Tagged as Stress

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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Ask the Expert: Dr. Adi Jaffe on understanding and overcoming addiction in all its forms

Addiction is a mental health issue mired in myth and stigma. Many people mistakenly think it symbolizes weakness or a lack of self-control, but the truth is addiction has less to do with the substance...

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LifeSpeak’s first ever white paper on Mental Health in the Workplace is now live

Celebrating our 15th year in business, one of LifeSpeak’s give-backs to the HR community is a white paper on transforming healthcare by improving mental health in the workplace. We worked with our friends at 10...

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Ask the Expert: Bob Gavlak on managing personal finances

Between saving, investing, paying off debt, and covering daily expenses, keeping track and optimizing our personal finances can be overwhelming. This week, LifeSpeak expert and certified financial planner Bob Gavlak joined our Ask the Expert...

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The importance of having fun at work.

In her novel Anne of Avonlea, Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote, “I’m so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.” Her statement would have been equally true had she written, “It beautifies work so much.”...

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Is your workplace layout helping or hurting productivity?

It’s a lousy feeling to reach the end of the workday and realize you haven’t gotten much done. With a lengthy to-do list staring back at you and nothing crossed off, it’s only natural to...

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Ask the Expert: Alyson Schafer on managing family demands

If you're currently raising children while taking care of your aging parents, you're in what's referred to as the Sandwich Generation. More and more adults are finding themselves strapped for time and sapped of energy...

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Ask the Expert: Tim Sitt on exercise and fitness

If you're freaking out because January is almost over and you still haven't nailed your workout routine, you're not alone. It can be difficult to figure out which exercises are best for our individual bodies,...

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How might employee well-being evolve in 2019?

Happy New Year! It’s now the second week of January, and although many of us are still brimming with optimism for 2019, we’re also starting to feel the aftermath of savoring the holidays. The physical...

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Medical leave: How employers can be more supportive of their staff, especially after the holidays

Having to take time off work to address a health concern can be difficult, if not devastating, for an employee. With the anxiety, poor eating habits, and increased likelihood of injury (slipping on ice, etc)...

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Melissa Snider-Adler on cannabis facts and myths

With an increasing number of governments legalizing marijuana, many of us are wondering about its potential effects on our health and safety. Chief Medical Review Officer of DriverCheck and board certified addiction medicine physician Dr. Melissa...

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Ask the Expert: Shauna Lindzon on nutrition that boosts your immunity

We are what we eat. It thus stands to reason that we can vastly improve our health and immunity by consuming healthy foods. But how can we identify which foods are helping and which are...

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