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.
Have you experienced any of these scenarios? Your spouse’s birthday is in three days and you’ve been too busy to buy a gift. You have always wanted to take tennis lessons but have never followed through on signing up. You have a gala tomorrow night and your suit hasn’t been pressed. You dread shoveling the driveway when it [...]
In medical school, the goal is to survive. To push through. You make it through residency, get your first “real job” and then everything will be great. Right? Wrong. In medicine, you are expected to be perfect. You don’t make mistakes. And you don’t share your feelings. This perfectionist mindset and all of its flaws has [...]
New program at the University of Minnesota Medical School may help reduce stress and burnout, physician shortage. This week we heard about a new pilot program at the University of Minnesota Medical School allowing students, based on their competency, past experiences and education, start their residency program earlier.
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 [...]
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