Monthly Features

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January 2020: January 2020: Habits

Welcome to this month's wellness feature, Planning for the New Year!

Learn how to shape your family’s habits this month.

You will find content such as:

  • Registration for this month's live webinar
  • A featured multimedia video 
  • Related articles to this month's wellness feature
  • The EAP service spotlight, each month focuses on a unique EAP offering to support you and your household members

Video: Why Some People Find Exercise Harder Than Others TED Talk
Article: Shape Your Family’s Habits: Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices
Featured Service: Live Support

February 2020: February: Wellness Feature

Welcome to this month's wellness feature, Finances and Taxes!

Learn about the Psychology of Money this month.

You will find content such as:

  • Registration for this month's live webinar
  • A featured multimedia video 
  • Related articles to this month's wellness feature
  • The EAP service spotlight, each month focuses on a unique EAP offering to support you and your household members

Video: 3 psychological tricks to help you save money | The Way We Work, a TED series
Article: The Psychology Of Money
Article: Organizing Your Tax Records
Featured Service: Financial Consultation

March 2020: Wellness Feature

Welcome to this month's wellness feature, sleep!

Learn about gaining Better Sleep, Better Health this month.

You will find content such as: 

  • Registration for this month's live webinar
  • A featured multimedia video 
  • Related articles to this month's wellness feature
  • The EAP service spotlight, each month focuses on a unique EAP offering to support you and your household members

Video: Sleep is Your Superpower
Article: What are the health effects of not getting enough sleep?
Article: How Much Sleep do I Need?
Featured Service: Gambling Disorder Screening Day

April 2020: Wellness Feature

Welcome to this month's wellness feature, Coping with COVID-19.

You will find content such as: 

  • Registration for this month's live webinar
  • A featured multimedia video 
  • Related articles to this month's wellness feature
  • The EAP service spotlight, each month focuses on a unique EAP offering to support you and your household members

Video: Five Tips for Improving a Difficult Caregiving Day
Article: Concerned About An Elderly Family Member or Friend?
Article: Technology to Help You With Caregiving
Featured Service: Resources for Coping with COVID-19

January 2021: Renewing Hope in the New Year

2021, like all new years, offers optimism and renewal.  It is up to each of us to generate hope within ourselves and our families.  Many people have reported feeling disheartened from the uncertainty of the future. This month’s resources offer practical ways to create a positive and empowering beginning to 2021.   

Video: (Webinar) - Building Resiliency During Challenging Times
Video: The Gift And Power Of Emotional Courage | Susan David
Article: Renewing Hope in the New Year
Featured Service: Stress Management

February 2021: Managing Money

Successfully managing money starts with good financial habits to defeat debt and build assets. Getting grounded in financial literacy is the first step to minimizing anxiety and maximizing comfort with financial management resources. It is time for us to take control of our money, rather than allowing our money to control us.  Join us on this journey to financial wellbeing.

Video: (Webinar) - Spending, Saving and Budgeting
Video: Tax Saving Strategies
Article: Coping with Debt
Featured Service: Financial Consultation

March 2021: Suicide Prevention: Listen. Ask. Get Help.

This is for every one of us. We can all learn the risk factors for suicide, recognize the signs, and maintain a mental health awareness for ourselves and those around us.  Each day thousands of people experience loneliness, depression, and suicidal feelings - all of which are hard to detect in an increasingly virtual world. Join us and make a difference.  Listen.  Ask.  Get help.

Video: Supporting Colleagues In Distress
Video: (Webinar) - How to Support Those at Risk for Suicide
Article: Suicide Prevention
Featured Service: Grief and Loss Support

April 2021: Retire Ready

Being prepared for retirement means different things to different people. Whether it's right around the corner or on the distant horizon, evaluating your needs and preparation are the best ways to arrive at the retirement you envision. Join us to learn from industry experts offering resources, tools, and guidance.  This is an important step, and you deserve to be financially, legally, and mentally ready.  

Video: (Webinar) - Demystifying Social Security
Video: The Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes
Article: Navigating the Emotional Side of Retirement
Featured Service: Legal Consultation

May 2021: National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Maintaining mental health is a challenge we all share.  It is imperative for our physical wellbeing, happiness and resilience.  Join us as we explore effective habits for facing challenges, coping with negative thoughts and maintaining mental health at every age

Video: Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections
Video: Thought Distortions: Don't Believe Everything You Think
Article: Determining When Exercise, Smoothies, and Meditation Aren't Enough
Article: Supporting Employees’ Mental Health: A Guide for Managers
Featured Service: Live Support

June 2021: Couples & Communication

Effective communication is one of the most important elements in successful relationships. Creating productive conversation, even during conflict, is a skill we can always improve. Loving and respectful relationships require us to reliably express our thoughts honestly and courteously. Join us in the pursuit of healthy, happy and meaningful partnerships.

Video: (Webinar) - Communication Skills For Couples
Video: Two-Minute Couples Communication - The Four Horseman John Gottman.
Article: Tips For Productive Conversations
Featured Service: Conflict Resolution

July 2021: Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology is an evidenced-based approach to increase our capacity to flourish and fully appreciate our lives. People with a higher ratio of “positivity” to “negativity” have more energy and better overall health. This month we will explore ways to embody gratitude, combat negativity and uncover more joy in our lives.

Video: (Webinar) - Pathways To Happiness And Joy
Video: The Power of Positive Self-Talk
Article: When Looking for Happiness, Find Gratitude
Featured Service: Live Support

August 2021: Food and Mood

Eating the right diet makes a huge difference to overall health and happiness. Join us to learn how food affects mental health and practical ways to improve our nutritional habits.

Video: The Six Essential Nutrients
Article: 5 Things You Need to Know About Dietary Supplements
Featured Service: Nutrition

September 2021: The Power of Sleep

Sleep is an essential component of wellbeing. People often report trouble falling asleep and feeling well-rested. Join us for guidance in attaining a quality, deep sleep. 

Video: Sleep, Peace and Immunity During Challenging Times
Video: (Webinar) - Five Techniques For Getting A Deep Sleep
Article: How Can I Get Better Sleep?
Featured Service: Sleep

October 2021: Parenting

Parenting has always been challenging, but today’s parents need to adapt to environments evolving faster than ever before. This month we’ll discuss how to: transition into parenthood, raise children in the digital age and communicate with our children during crisis. 

Video: (Webinar) - Surviving and Thriving as a New Parent
Video: Speaking of Psychology - Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD
Article: Talking To Your Children In Times Of Crisis
Featured Service: New Parents

November 2021: Holiday Stress

As autumn arrives, it’s already time to start thinking about plans for the holidays. This month’s resources will demonstrate how self-care, realistic expectations, and simple pleasures can help us successfully navigate the season.

Video: 5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year
Video: (Webinar) - Tis The Season: Practical Tips For Managing Holiday Stress
Article: A Guide to Holiday Survival
Featured Service: Stress Management

December 2021: Practicing Self-Care

Prioritizing our health while feeling stressed can give us a sense of control. Self-care helps us remain balanced, reduces stress and increases our wellbeing.  This month we will explore solutions to help us alleviate burn out. 

Video: (Webinar) - Stress Reduction: Self-Care Tools that can meet ANY moment
Video: Daily Calm | 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present
Article: Taking Care of Yourself
Featured Service: Live Support

January 2022: Healthy Habits

Positive habits take time and discipline to create. This month we are offering resources to help each of us tackle undesirable patterns and form new, healthy habits that are sustainable. 

Video: (Webinar) - Atomic Habits
Video: Got a meeting? Take a walk.
Article: How to Break Bad Habits and Change Behaviors
Featured Service: Nutrition

February 2022: Financial Freedom

Financial freedom happens when we have sufficient savings and are able to manage our debts. Join us as we review tools to face any financial crisis and achieve financial freedom. 

Video: (Webinar) - Managing Your Debts
Video: Easy Steps To Get Out Of Debt, According To A Certified Financial Planner
Article: Getting Out of Debt
Featured Service: Financial Consultation

March 2022: Acknowledging Grief and Loss

As we approach our second anniversary of Covid-19, moving forward in a healthy way requires that we acknowledge the grief and loss we have all experienced. Join us as we come together to reflect on the challenges we have faced and discuss how to manage our shared feelings of loss. 

Video: (Webinar) - Coping With Feelings of Loss Around Covid-19
Video: Grief In The Time Of COVID
Article: Supporting A Grieving Person
Featured Service: Grief and Loss Support

April 2022: Self-Care in the Workplace

For many of us the boundaries between personal and work lives have been all but erased. We invite you to explore practical ways to prioritize time and establish meaningful boundaries in your modern work-life reality. 

Video: (Webinar) - Shutting Down: Boundaries for Our Work
Video: Finding Your Balance : 8 Secrets
Article: Reducing Workplace Stress
Featured Service: Stress Management

May 2022: Mental Health Awareness Month

Let’s be intentional about our mental health. This month we will talk about the importance of proactively improving emotional wellbeing. Join us to learn daily approaches we can all put into practice. 

Webinar: Inflation is back, what can you do about it? - May 26 at 12PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: (Webinar) - Mental Health Reset: 5 Top Tips for Better Well-being
Video: Thought Distortions: Don't Believe Everything You Think
Article: Emotional Well-being in Your Workgroup
Featured Service: Support for Depression

June 2022: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with us as we examine allyship and support for colleagues who may identify differently than ourselves. 

Webinar: The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's - June 21 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: Becoming a Better Ally - June 14 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: KGA Service Overview for Employees - June 9 at 12PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Supporting LGBTQ+ individuals in the workplace: What can co-workers do?
Article: Understanding Gender Identity
Featured Service: Live Support

July 2022: Ergonomics

Ergonomics is about how we design and arrange our bodies and atmosphere every day to interact safely and efficiently. This month we will provide tips around posture in the work environment. 

Webinar: Creating Computer Comfort - July 19 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Proper Posture Principles
Article: Ergonomics in a Work Environment
Featured Service: Back and Stretch Series

August 2022: Nutrition Essentials

Part of daily wellbeing is receiving the nutrients our body needs to flourish. Join us to explore the key nutrients to better our health. 

Webinar: Hydration Tips for Summertime - August 17 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: KGA Service Overview for Managers - August 16 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: The Six Essential Nutrients
Article: 5 Things You Need to Know About Dietary Supplements
Featured Service: Nutrition

September 2022: Parents of Teenagers

Most parents can relate – raising teenagers is no easy task. Join us to learn tips on navigating the parent-teenage relationship. 

Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age - September 21 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: How to Raise Successful Kids Without Over-Parenting
Article: Talking To Your Children In Times Of Crisis
Featured Service: Concerns for a Child or Adolescent

October 2022: Eldercare

Caring for older adults can be both taxing and rewarding. This month we will talk about how to care for seniors, while also caring for ourselves. 

Webinar: Sandwich Generation - October 19 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: KGA Service Overview for Employees - October 11 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Caring for Elders At Home
Article: Technology to Help You With Caregiving
Featured Service: Eldercare

November 2022: Holiday Stress

Isn’t it interesting that during the “most wonderful time of the year” we tend to feel the most stressed? This month we will discuss practical ways to manage stress to truly enjoy the holiday season. 

Webinar: Handling Holiday Stress - November 9 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Managing Holiday Stress
Article: What Causes Holiday Blues?
Featured Service: Stress Management

December 2022: Satisfying Sleep

People of all ages have something in common – the need for rest. Many of us struggle to get enough sleep and feel energized throughout the day. Take some time this month to investigate the keys to satisfying sleep. 

Webinar: KGA Service Overview for Managers - December 15 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: Better Sleep for All Ages - December 6 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Sleep is Your Superpower
Article: How Much Sleep do I Need?
Featured Service: Sleep