Events

Feeding Your Head

08/12/21

Presented by Heidi Roth
As stress and anxiety are becoming an increasingly common complaint, more and more research is supporting the concept that what you eat and how you feel are connected. This is especially true when it comes to your mental health, and in recognition of this, there is a new field of study called Nutritional Psychiatry. In this session, participants will learn which nutrients and foods are particularly beneficial to help keep their brain healthy, relaxed and happy!

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(Special Event) - Navigating Back to a "Normal" School Year

08/25/21

All over the country, families have felt the real challenges of the past year — working from home, first responders, balancing childcare needs, distance learning — and for many of us, it's impacted our mental health and our family's well-being. As we slowly get into "normal times" and the return to in-person school, parents and caregivers will be navigating yet another transition for their family. Join us to hear from our team of behavioral health experts on how to navigate the transition and support behavioral health and well-being for our kids and ourselves.

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Five Techniques for Getting Deep Sleep

09/16/21

Whether you’re talking to a sleep physician or surfing the web, with very little effort you can recognize the importance of getting the right amount of sleep. People who are consistently well-rested have figured out the perfect quality and quantity balance to make them the type of sleepers we all envy. If you find yourself looking at your well-rested colleague or partner with resentment, this seminar explores the habits that help people to be consistently good sleepers.

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Surviving and Thriving as a New Parent

10/12/21

It goes without saying: becoming a new parent is a major life change. Both men and women are at risk of postpartum depression. One in 5 women and 1 in 10 men struggle with postpartum mood disorders. By building support networks, finding ways to communicate needs and expectations, practicing self-care, and setting boundaries, employees can survive and thrive as new parents. In this workshop, employees will create self-care plans to build resilience and strong foundations, learn to set boundaries for family and work obligations, and recognize signs of postpartum depression and how to get help.

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Live Program Overview

10/13/21

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), KGA, is a free, confidential service that provides counseling and work-life assistance to 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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‘Tis the Season: Practical Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

11/09/21

‘Tis the season for unrealistic expectations, hectic schedules, financial stress, unhealthy habits, and unpredictable (or perhaps quite predictable!) family dynamics. The heightened stress of the holiday season impacts 8 out of every 10 Americans, so ask yourself ...is it really “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?” Perhaps your answer is an enthusiastic “yes”, a resounding “no”, or somewhere in between. Regardless of how you feel about the upcoming holidays, stress levels are higher for most people and this session will help you create a plan for a happy and healthy holiday season. 

Attendees will: 
  • Acknowledge both positive and negative aspects of the holidays 
  • Identify common sources of holiday stress 
  • Learn practical, realistic tips to reduce holiday stress 
  • Reflect on traditions – both old and new – and create meaningful moments 
  • Understand how self-care, realistic expectations, and simple pleasures can help you navigate the season 

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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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