Today, many of us find ourselves overworked, stretched with family obligations, exposed to 24/7 news cycles, and worried about the future. These stressors, among many others, can lead us to feel emotionally exhausted and leave us vulnerable to developing psychological conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, and depression. Science indicates mindfulness – often defined as paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, and without judgement – can help.
Almost half of all Americans make at least one New Year’s resolution. Although we don’t all follow through, the simple act of making a resolution has positive effects on behavior change. One study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that those who set New Year's resolutions are 10 times more likely to change their behavior than those who don’t.
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Building Strong Bonds (PREP8) is a relationship enhancement course that aims to bolster employee resilience by providing support for positive personal relationships. The PREP8 curriculum is based on more than 30 years of empirical research in the field of relationship health and is customized for DHS employees and their spouses or significant others.
Healthy conflict resolution is timely conflict resolution. Opening the lines of communication to remove obstacles that are hurting productivity.
Donating your time not only helps your community, but can also reduce your stress, keep you fit, and help you make new connections.
Spirituality can have a positive impact on health and wellness. Discover strategies for each part of your day.
Making time for friends and family can have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing. Here are four health effects of staying socially connected.