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Optima EAP Informational Video

Serving organizations for over 30 years, Optima Health has delivered the EAP model of intervention and resolution with the highest levels of quality and professionalism. More...

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Calling All Optimists!

March is National Optimism Month. More...

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Thought of the Week 03/25/19

Two things to remember in life More...

 
Personal Development Series

1Q19 Information Bulletin

Success-Oriented Thinking

Imagine having no back-up strategy and being expected to succeed the first-time around.  How would you approach the situation differently?

The attached article explores ways to adopt success-oriented thinking.

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Refill Your Energy Tank

Life is a constant exchange of energy.  It's important to maintain a certain amount of emotional energy to run efficiently and to engage in meaningful actions and relationships.

The attached article explores where our energy goes and what we can do to save our energy.

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Are You a Positive Force in Your Workplace

Employees at every level of an organization can become a positive force in the workplace.  By engaging in positive behaviors, employees not only build their own professional credibility and effectiveness, but also have a motivating impact on others.

The attached article reviews common behaviors of employees who are positive forces at work.

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Embracing Your Inner Morning Person

Many people have to start their day a bit earlier than they'd like.  They claim that they're simply not "morning people."  Alas, the working world operates on its schedule, not ours.

Regardless, let's start our days with less stress and more satisfaction.  The attached article provides basic tips and creative strategies for embracing your inner morning person.

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Featured Topics
Economic Stress. Unexpected economic stress has an impact on everyone, but people suffering from depression or other mental health issues are especially vulnerable. Psychological research points to some good news, however. Healthy coping strategies, clear communication, and social support during a job search can help soften the blow and even contribute to growth in the long run. More...
Emotional Resilience. This topic center surveys Emotional Resilience: that collection of skills, characteristics, habits and outlooks that make it possible to remain maximally flexible and fresh in the face of stress. More...
Employee Work Performance Toolbox. Tools to support employee goals. Topics include: managing stress in the workplace, creative problem solving, conflict management and resolution, and finding work-life balance. More...
Family & Relationship Issues. Family and personal relationships and friendships can be very difficult to handle. We've gathered resources to help you learn about and better manage relationship problems you may be experiencing. More...
Stress Reduction and Management. A comprehensive overview of how to reduce stress. We cover the nature of stress, and the many different methods people can use to reduce and manage their stress. More...
Wellness and Personal Development. Wellness is a broad topic that includes disease prevention, stress reduction, and even personal, social and spiritual growth. Until quite recently, very little attention was ever paid to helping people who are not ill, disordered or diseased in some way learn how to further enhance the quality of their lives, or prevent the onset of future illness. More...
Workplace and Career Issues. Tips and information about setting up working environments that foster teamwork, creativity, and open communication. More...

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Aftermath of a Disaster - How Can I Help
After learning that a disaster has occurred, we often want to help. More...


Making the Transition from Peer to Boss
A promotion brings great opportunity, as well as complexity if it means you are now the boss of individuals with whom you were previously a peer. More...


Optima EAP Employee Orientation
An overview of how Optima EAP works, and how you and your family can use it to remain happy, healthy and productive. Enjoy the information and reap the benefits of Optima EAP. More...