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Our Faculty and Staff Assistance Program provider, Carebridge, presents webinars that focus on a variety of topics pertaining to wellness and worklife balance. Faculty and staff are welcome to join the webinars live for free. For questions or links, feel free to email the Wellness Team.
*Please note: you must be signed in to myliferesource.com to register for the below webinars. If you do not already have an account, you may create one using the University’s access code WY6CE.
Stress less webinar offerings for fall 2017
Tuesday, November 14
Mindfulness is a way of being fully conscious and completely present in the moment — setting aside your worries, expectations, emotions and other thoughts that take your mind away from the current moment. Be introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation and learn insights into the art, science and practice of mindfulness. The daily practice of mindfulness meditation has been linked to physical and emotional well-being.
Stress Management for the Holidays
Friday, December 8
‘Tis the season and the whirlwind begins! With gifts to buy and wrap, visits to make, and baked goods to prepare, it may seem as if there is almost no time to enjoy the holidays. Doing too much during the holidays can add a lot of stress to your life. Instead of “bah humbug!” learn practical tips for dealing with stress that occurs around the holidays so the holidays can be a joyful and peaceful time.
Variety of worklife webinar offerings for fall 2017
Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits
Tuesday, July 18
The goal of this presentation is to give you a better understanding of how Social Security retirement benefits work, so you can make an informed decision when you become eligible to receive benefits. Deciding when to collect Social Security benefits will be one of the most important financial decisions you make. Your choice will have lifelong consequences for you and your spouse, so it’s essential to understand all of your options and make a prudent decision.
Communication Skills – Beyond Words!
Tuesday, August 15
There is so much more to communications than the spoken word, in fact, over 60 percent of your message is communicated without words. Participants in this session will learn about non-verbal communication, communication channels through social media, and perceptions of communication through one’s appearance.
Involvement and Engagement: Learn how small acts of kindness and a state of flow can change your life
Tuesday, September 19
Do you ever ask yourself, “What can I DO today to change my life for the better?” Thankfully, research supports that there is something we can do about it, and it’s actually quite easy. In this session, we will explore two actionable concepts that you will enjoy adding to your daily/weekly routine and that will help you live a happier, positive, purposeful life!
Surviving and Enjoying the Six Stages of Parenthood
Tuesday, October 17
In this session we will examine, not child, but parental development from the prenatal phase through the empty nest, or departure phase, combining the human development theories of Freud and Erikson with concrete, contemporary insights from the book, “The Six Stages of Parenting”.
Elder Law Basics
Tuesday, November 21
Estate and long-term care planning are imperative to ensure a smooth transition into the later part of your life. We will discuss what Elder Law encompasses and how an Elder Law attorney can help you as you age. The discussion will focus on estate documents such as powers of attorney, healthcare directives, living wills, wills and trusts and we will discuss long-term care planning including the different programs and planning available to help with the costs of long-term care and protecting your assets for your loved ones. Join us and take an active role in planning your future.
Emotional Composure – Remaining Unruffled & Dynamic Under Stress
Tuesday, December 19
Emotions are a healthy part of the human experience. Acknowledging emotions and understanding your personal stress style is the first step in beginning to control them. In this session, we will discuss a selection of customary stressors as well as techniques for exercising control over them.