Events

Stress Reduction: Self-Care Tools that Can Meet ANY Moment

12/08/21

We all experience effects of stress, and our minds and bodies respond to this in profound ways.  This session provides an overview on tools available to you at any time to alleviate the stress response, including mindfulness, foundational as part of an effective brain training program. Join us as we explore solutions to help us to meet our lives with calmer and wiser responses, including proven practices to alleviate common feelings of “too much”.  Whatever you are experiencing, these are valuable tools for clarity and peace of mind.

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KGA Overview for Managers

12/08/21

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), KGA, is a free, confidential service that provides counseling and work-life assistance to managers, employees and adult household members. Learn how the EAP can save you stress, time and money by providing support for practical and personal issues. No problem is too big or too small, and no one will know you called.

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Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

01/18/22

Presented by Katherine McHugh, with KGA.

The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision. Atomic habits are regular practices or routines that are not only small and easy to do, but also the source of incredible power, a component of the system of compound growth. Based on the #1 NYT bestseller by one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, James Clear, this webinar offers dynamic, effective and immediate ways to foster new positive habits or mitigate those ‘not so great’ habits that aren’t serving you. Drawing on ideas from biology, psychology and neuroscience, Atomic Habits is an engaging hour and an easy-to-understand guide that can be readily applied to work and daily life. True stories from the field illustrate how to make good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Join us to discover relevant and fundamental strategies as part of a step-by-step system for every and any kind of personal development and transformational change.

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Managing Your Debt

02/15/22

Presented by Jimmy Becker
This session focuses on the best strategies for repaying consumer debts and creating sustainable spending behaviors to build savings. We will discuss:
  1. The different types of consumer debts and the trade-offs with each
  2. Debt repayment strategies; for example, do you:
  • Save more or pay down faster?
  • Focus on the loan with the highest rate or the smallest balance?
  • Consolidate your loans?
3. Special considerations around student loans
4. Spending and saving strategies
5. Budgeting (briefly)
6. Credit scores and reports (briefly)

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Coping with Feelings of Loss Around Covid - 19

03/16/22

Presented by Gail Parsons, with KGA.

It has been two years since the pandemic shut down our country. We have experienced a lot of loss. Loss of loved ones. Loss of human contact. Loss of safety. Loss of freedom. Loss of stability. Loss of routine. This course will address how (and why) to acknowledge your feelings, strategies to manage them, and how to find meaning in response to this challenging time.

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Shutting Down: Boundaries for Our Work

04/12/22

Presented by Cally Ritter, KGA partner

We’re not just working longer hours; our work has now invaded our personal spaces and our personal time. Whether working from home, hybrid or on-site, many people are finding it difficult to step out of work mode and enjoy their personal time. This session explores concrete strategies for creating boundaries with our work. We’ll review pre and post work rituals, transition rituals and social supports for containing work creep and regaining our ability to have personal space and time.

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Mental Health Reset: 5 Top Tips for Better Well-being

05/18/22

Presented by Fatimah Finney, KGA partner

Are you doing your best and still not feeling your best? Mental Health is essential to overall health and this webinar will provide strategies to identify and improve areas of mental disruption. Through personal reflection and practical techniques, you’ll leave with an action plan for creating sustainable self-care practices.

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Becoming a Better Ally

06/14/22

Presented by Gary Cormier

An ally is a trusted force for good – being an ally is more than being sympathetic towards those who experience discrimination – it’s more than believing in equality – it’s being willing to act with and for others in pursuit of ending oppression and creating equality. The session includes five important steps one can take to be a better ally toward those from underrepresented communities.

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