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Employee & Family Readiness Blog

  • Stress and Heart Health

    Stress is a normal part of life and when faced with too much stress, it can be damaging to your heart and affect your cardiovascular health. Here are a few ways to help you stress less and improve your heart health.

  • American Heart Month

    During American Heart Month, everyone is encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 805,000 Americans have a heart attack and 695,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year, making heart disease a leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women.

  • Changing Negative Thinking Patterns to Reach Your Goals

    Do you find yourself coming up short when trying to achieve your goals? Often, negative thoughts about yourself, others, or situations creep in and affect your mood. Learn more how to counteract negative thinking patterns.

  • Easy Steps to Live More Sustainably

    You can reduce your footprint by gradually shifting to sustainable practices and products. Learn about steps you can take to live more sustainably.

  • Healthy Nutrition Habits

    It is a new year, and many people are looking to make positive changes in their lives, especially with healthy eating. Here are some simple ways to help you stay on track with your healthy eating habits in the long term.

  • Glaucoma Awareness Month

    January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States. Learn more about symptoms and prevention.

  • Healthy Resolutions

    The start of a new year presents a time for reflection and opportunity to improve in different aspects of your life. As you head into 2024 and set goals for the year, remember to add your health and well-being to your resolution list. Here are tips to prioritize your health and wellness throughout the year.

  • Coping with Grief Over the Holiday Season


    Holiday traditions, music, and the emphasis on family can make the holiday season especially difficult for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. It is important to be kind to yourself as you navigate through feelings of loss and grief this holiday season. Here are some strategies to help you cope.

  • 2023 Holiday Message from Secretary Mayorkas

    2023 Holiday Message from Secretary Mayorkas to the DHS workforce.

  • Senior Care: Know Your Options

    It can be confusing and overwhelming for caregivers to understand and evaluate the wide range of options for seniors who may need help living safely and comfortably. Before you make any decisions about care, talk to your older loved one, their doctor, other healthcare providers, and your family to determine the right options for your senior.

Last Updated: 02/03/2023
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