Compared to other benefits, an EAP is inexpensive. So, brokers may add a free EAP to the benefit bundle as a bonus to the purchasing employer. Similarly, some insurers will combine an EAP with their medical, dental, disability or worker’s compensation plans as an incentive to buy. Purchase one of the major plans and get the EAP included. The employer is pleased because now there is no need to look for an EAP or pay for an additional program. Good deal? Maybe not…
Mental health issues now are the leading cause of illness in the workplace. A study conducted by the American Institute of Stress in 2014 showed that job pressure was the leading cause of stress in the U.S.
Resilient people have the ability to deal more effectively with stress and pressure, cope with everyday challenges and bounce back from disappointments, adversity or trauma.
All relationships have their ups and downs, but there are certain types of behavior in any relationship that are unacceptable and abusive. If you think that your partner is abusive, or you suspect that someone you know is in an abusive relationship, review the information below. Recognizing the signs of an abusive relationship is the first step to breaking free.
Researchers studying gratitude report that practicing gratitude can improve your health and well-being. Robert Emmons, Ph.D. and colleagues at UC Davis randomly divided study participants into three groups, each which made weekly entries in a journal.
Financial experts say it takes most people six to 18 months to pay off their holiday credit card bills. Why should you limit your holiday credit purchases?
Your personality may dictate how long you'll live. After studying 1,633 men over a 12 year period, researchers at Purdue University determined that chronic, excessive worrying can take several years off your life.
Teen suicide is alarmingly common. It is the third leading cause of death for people age 15 to 24 (following accidents and homicide). Studies show that 4 out of 5 teen suicide attempts have been preceded by clear warning signs. Parents and teens should be aware of some of the warning signs of depression and suicide.
Can you recognize the difference between striving for excellence and pursuing perfection? Certainly it is a good thing to have high standards and give your best effort at work. Perfectionists, however, have difficulty recognizing when enough is enough.