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2024 May Health & Wellness Resources: Honor Mental Wellbeing

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed every May since 1949. The goal is to increase awareness of the vital role mental health plays in our overall health and wellbeing. It is an opportunity to remind ourselves and others of the inherent value we each hold – no matter diagnosis, appearance, socioeconomic status, background, or ability. This month, explore how your surroundings may be affecting your mental wellbeing.

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2023 December Healthy Habits: Purposeful Presence

During 2023 we focused on the concept of intentional living- the idea of enhancing your life by living with purpose and deliberation. As the year ends, tune in to your daily decisions and evaluate whether they are enhancing the quality of your life. The sum of these choices shapes the bigger picture of your life. For December, learn how to enjoy the holidays by practicing purposeful presence.

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2023 October Healthy Habits: Intent to Prevent

Focusing on preventive care rather than treatment of disease is the preferred approach to healthcare. Be proactive with your health care by scheduling regular check-ups, taking note of changes in your health, and preparing questions to discuss with your medical provider. Read this month’s resources to learn how to assess your risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke through detecting metabolic syndrome.

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Watch Now: The Importance of Self-Care

Explore the critical connection between self-care habits and emotional well-being, while discovering tools and techniques needed for behavior change. We delve into the importance of developing self-care habits such as healthy eating, regular exercise, good sleep hygiene, and stress-management techniques, while also examining the impact of negative habits such as maladaptive coping behaviors, poor work-life balance strategies, and negative self-talk on emotional well-being.

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Stress Less

Nearly one-third of Americans report suffering from extreme stress, and these numbers are on the rise, with approximately half of Americans experiencing increased stress levels over the last five years. Because everyone experiences stress to some degree, it is universally important to develop effective stress management tools.

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Watch Now: Connect to Your Work

Productivity and efficiency tend to be the focus of professional improvement. While these are important, equally as crucial is fulfillment and satisfaction in your profession. It can be difficult to remain enthusiastic about work day to day, year after year; but having a professional purpose and identity gives life meaning and motivation. Feeling fulfilled at…

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February Health & Wellness Focus: Connect with Kindness

February 2022 Connect with Kindness This month, focus on spreading kindness to create and strengthen connections. Offering purposeful acts of kindness is a rewarding behavior that reinforces relationships and supports empathy. Continue reading this month’s materials for simple ways to ‘pay-it-forward’ through kindness. Mini Challenge Random Acts of Kindness Week- February 14th-18th: The smallest acts…

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2021 September Emotional: Talk It Out

Healthy Habits – Talk it out

Download PDF Newsletter Versión en Español September is recognized as National Suicide Awareness Month. According to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, individuals feel less depressed, less suicidal, and less overwhelmed when they can speak to someone who listens without judgement. Let this month be a reminder to talk with loved ones and offer a listening…

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