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A good supervisor knows how to work with his or her team so that the employees work well together, problems are solved, and good work gets done.  Now, research is showing how good supervisors can influence worker health even outside of the workplace.

Mental illness is no respecter of persons; it can hit people high and low, far or near, and nobody has immunity to it.

In the hustle and bustle of life, enjoying the holidays with peace, joy and meaning can be a challenge.  Fortunately, there are plans we can make now to truly enjoy this season.

This article reminds us of the importance of staying connected in our relationships.  It also offers practical tips to help our children learn the importance of social connection. 

Anxiety disorders are common and highly treatable.  The first step is recognizing how anxiety is interfering with your life.  The following article gives practical information about anxiety disorders and available treatments.

Is it possible to learn how to say now in a heartfelt way?  Absolutely!  Let this article inspire you to build “compassionate boundaries.”

Panic attacks are sudden episodes of intense fear with corresponding body responses including chest pain, dizziness and shortness of breath.  If you have ever experienced a panic attack, you understand how disoriented and overwhelming you can feel.    The following article offers three specific ways to cope with a panic attack.

It’s easy to assume that when we work more, we get more done.  Especially if you work in an environment where the do list is longer than your day.  However, the science of productivity is challenging our long held beliefs about long work hours.  In fact, the time we spend away from our  work duties is an essential part of working well and preventing burn out.  Resting when we are tired is particularly important to increase our creativity and innovation.  Give yourself permission to cultivate a lifestyle of rest, relaxation and enjoyment despite the long work list.  

During the past decade, many organizations have wrestled with this critical question and have emerged clutching long lists of behavioral competencies. Managers rate all employees on the competencies identified for their particular role, encourage employees to work on the specific competencies they lack, and then rate employees again next year.

This proivdes a brief description of our Employee Assitance program. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Employee Assistance Services.

Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.