Wellness Calendar 2021 We can assist with whatever life throws at you.

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: The Gift And Power Of Emotional Courage | Susan David
Video: (Webinar) - Building Resiliency During Challenging Times
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: (Webinar) - 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: Two-Minute Couples Communication - The Four Horseman John Gottman.
Video: (Webinar) - Communication Skills For Couples
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: How The Food You Eat Affects Your Brain
Video: (Webinar) - Feeding Your Head
Video: (Webinar) - Navigating Back To A "Normal" School Year
Article: Nutrition Related to Mental Health
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. 

Webinar: Surviving and Thriving as a New Parent - October 12 at 12PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: Live Program Overview - October 13 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
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.

Webinar: ‘Tis the Season: Practical Tips for Managing Holiday Stress - November 9 at 12PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: 5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year
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. 

Webinar: Stress Reduction: Self-Care Tools that Can Meet ANY Moment - December 8 at 1PM Eastern - Register Here
Webinar: KGA Overview for Managers - December 8 at 2PM Eastern - Register Here
Video: Daily Calm | 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present
Article: Taking Care of Yourself
Featured Service: Live Support