Your EAP is there to help you and your family handle whatever comes your way, and one of the main components of your EAP is counseling. Some people may feel timid around the idea of counseling, however there are many benefits and reasons to participate in counseling.
What is estate planning? Estate planning is taking legal and financial steps to protect your wealth and ensure your wishes are carried out in the event of your death or incapacity. According to Fidelity, estate planning is a part of financial planning that is often neglected. Fidelity estimates half of the population does not [...]
VITAL WorkLife Can Help Are you overwhelmed with the idea of paying for your children’s college education? Perhaps you bit off more than you can chew with a mortgage you really can’t afford. Is there a legal concern you need advice about? If one of these scenarios sounds familiar to you, VITAL WorkLife has a suite of Legal [...]
Easy Mindfulness Practice for Stressful Situations How do you handle stress in your daily life? This quick, 90 second mindfulness exercise is great when you need a little help decompressing from a stressful situation at work or home.
We’ve all been there. A busy, stressful day at work or an argument with your partner turns into a drink or two, your favorite junk food and a Netflix binge. While these things feel necessary at the time, they all work directly against your health and fitness goals.
Mindful Breathing Mindful breathing is one of the simplest forms of meditation, and one of the best ways to practice living in the present moment. Training your mind to focus on one thing (your breathing) without bouncing from one thought to the next is a great way to manage stress, calm your mind and improve your overall [...]
Exercise Variation If you’re like most people, you have a type of exercise you love and one you dislike. And, you probably choose to do the exercises you love more than the ones you don’t. This is because we tend to gravitate toward what is natural or easy to us. However, by sticking to the same activities and/or exercises, [...]
Impact of Loneliness In recent decades, loneliness has been recognized as a public health concern as big as obesity and smoking. Some of the latest studies suggest loneliness is related to an increase in stress, which may lead to an increase in the stress hormone cortisol. High cortisol levels result in a higher risk of [...]
Educator Peer Coaching Educators provide so much for their students. Their hard work and dedication doesn’t go unnoticed! An article in USA Today states a recent survey by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) found 61% of educators and school staff says their work is always or often stressful. To support educators and to [...]