Episodes

September 21, 2021

The Power of Pressure: How Pressure is Actually Good For Us

What’s the most pressure you’ve ever been under and how did you react? According to Dane Jensen, how we navigate our highest-pressure moments has a huge impact on the overall trajectory of our lives, both in terms of how succ...

August 17, 2021

Improving Your Virtual Communication Skills

Whether you’re still working from home or back in the office, video meetings are here to stay. Executive trainers and communication experts, Judith Asher and Frank O’Halloran share their expertise on how we can all improve ou...

July 20, 2021

Are the kids alright? An interview with parenting expert Alyson Schafer

Family counselor and bestselling author Alyson Schafer shares what it takes to raise a resilient kid and how to tackle some of the most challenging times of parenting. She also talks about how our approach to child-rearing ha...

June 15, 2021

The Crucial Role of Optimal Nutrition in the Fight Against Illness: A Conversation with Immunologist Aileen Burford-Mason.

Can what you eat protect you against COVID-19? Immunologist Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason discusses her book The War Against Viruses , and the key role optimal nutrition plays in the prevention and management of chronic illness in...

May 18, 2021

Techniques for Tackling Your Inner Critic (Once and for All!)

From stay-at-home parents to successful executives, many people struggle with a critical voice that tells them they aren’t good enough. Certified personal development coach Jenny Tryansky shares techniques for silencing your ...

April 20, 2021

Conquering Needle Fears and Phobias – Simple Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety

Have you avoided crucial dental treatments or vaccines because you’re afraid of needles? You’re not alone. Millions of people around the world experience a serious fear of injections. Clinical health psychologist and public h...

March 16, 2021

Physician Heal Thyself: Doctors and Burnout

What happens when doctors fall apart? General internist Dr. Jillian Horton addresses doctor burnout, her new book, We Are All Perfectly Fine: A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing , and how compassionate medicine is the key ...

February 16, 2021

So-Called Normal: A Personal Story of Mental Illness and Resilience

Mental health advocate Mark Henick shares his story of attempting suicide as a teen, why he’s made it his life’s work to break the stigma of mental illness, and how empathy is the key to making meaningful change. See omnystud...

January 20, 2021

How to Prepare for and Navigate a Healthier and More Socially Connected Aging Experience.

Sue Lantz is a policy and implementation expert on aging, health care, and housing. She talks to LifeSpeak about why planning for your later years can ensure that your ‘aging journey’ is a positive one. A passionate advocate ...

December 15, 2020

When your adult child isn’t talking to you (and what to do about it)

Why do adult children cut ties? As a parent, how do you heal the conflict? LifeSpeak talks with Dr. Joshua Coleman, a clinical psychologist and leading expert on adult parental estrangement about his latest book, the pain of ...

November 17, 2020

Is the physical office dead? How remote working is reinventing how we work alone, and together.

LifeSpeak talks to champion of virtual-team strategies Lisette Sutherland about her book, Work Together Anywhere: A Handbook on Working Remotely Successfully for Individuals, Teams, and Managers . Sutherland discusses the lat...

October 26, 2020

Navigating Infertility – Its impact on your relationships and your mental health

Reproductive counselor Dara Roth Edney spent six years trying to conceive a child. In conversation with the LifeSpeak Podcast, she offers a candid account of her own experience and how she now supports others navigating the d...

October 26, 2020

Introducing The LifeSpeak Podcast

LifeSpeak is the podcast about well-being, mental health, and building resilience through knowledge. Joined by leading experts in health, work, and wellness, we go behind the profession to reveal personal stories of struggle ...