Friday, October 12, 2018

Try this Stress Management Training Technique: Forward Thinking to More Awesome Moments

Cold and rainy. Nope, doesn't get any worse. If only there was a way to change our attitude
stress management training in PowerPoint and other formats
in a second because coffee barely scratches the surface. A book should be written about stressmanagement techniques and tips for Monday mornings, but it doesn't exist yet, how about this idea.

Remember the relief and positive feelings you experienced during the week just before you went on your last vacation? No matter how stressful it was, you found an oasis in your mind when you thought about what was coming soon. Read more... 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

​Effective Workplace Communication that Reduces Coworker Conflict: Stop Reading Minds and Start Checking In: - WorkExcel

​Effective Workplace Communication that Reduces Coworker Conflict: Stop Reading Minds and Start Checking In: - WorkExcel

Is your coworker driving you nuts? If so, you may be making it worse by suspecting ulterior motives and hidden meanings in what they do or say. Does this experience sound familiar? If it does, know that you’re not paranoid. This hyper-vigilance is explained by nothing more than stress and the “fight or flight” syndrome all of us experience when we feel threatened. Gaining control or at least having awareness over this phenomenon is in part, key to overcoming workplace conflicts. 
As natural as your response is to your work nemesis, hyper-vigilance can get out of control and create a lot of . . .
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Premarital Counseling and Marriage Counseling Outreach for Employee Assistance Programs

With half of all marriages ending in divorce (remember when it was a third?), premarital
employee assistance program counseling topics on marriage
counseling is not such a bad idea. It takes a brave couple to explore key issues that can affect the long-term outcome of their relationship. Learning to address these issues head-on could make the difference between whether a couple celebrates their 50th wedding anniversary or ends up in divorce court.

The most effective premarital counseling includes an honest evaluation of compatibility around six issues that can throw a marriage overboard. They include: 1) communication; 2) religious orientation and beliefs; 3) in-law relationships; 4) affection and sexuality needs; 5) money management; and 6) children and child-rearing philosophies. Exploring these issues can help couples pinpoint trouble spots in their relationship.

If you are an employee assistance professional, be sure to perform a brief assessment on these six areas of trouble that many couples wrestle over. To reach out, you may want to have employee explore the video program you can upload to your internal EAP server that discusses marital counseling in general. It is a highly motivational piece, and your employees will not forget the lessons it teaches. Read more . . .

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

De-escalation of Tension and the Prevention of Workplace Violence for Employee and Supervisors

Workplace violence happens for many reasons. Are there intervention strategies that can be used to reduce the likelihood of workplace violence? The answer is yes. This PowerPoint product (which is editable, with sound or available as a Web course, DVD, or MP4 video) may help you complete or add to the continuum of education efforts you want to consider in having a better more complete violence prevention program.

You can find this product at the following link. You may add your logo, add slides, delete slides, shorten, amend, or place program resource information on it.