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It’s Stress Awareness Month

Monday, April 18, 2022 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison Stress is defined as the body’s response to the demands of everyday living and is the underlying cause of 60% of all human illnesses and diseases. Stress may affect health in multiple harmful ways and affect: The Digestive System: stress may cause issues such […]

Coping With Stress During the Holidays

Monday, December 6, 2021 A Message from Jessica Johnson, UnitedHealthcare Nurse Liaison  Holidays may sometimes bring as much stress as they do joy. Stress is defined as the body’s response to the demands of everyday living and is the underlying cause of 60% of all human illness and disease. The demands of the season — shopping, holiday parties and […]

April Is Stress Awareness Month: 10 Tips to Help You Cope

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 April is Stress Awareness Month. Check out these 10 tips for less stress from UnitedHealthcare. 1. Speak nicely to yourself. When you hear negative self-talk rumbling in your head, replace it with an encouraging or kinder thought. Show yourself the same compassion you’d give a good friend. 2. Set yourself in motion. Do anything active — […]

Stressed? Check Out These Employee Development Workshops

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 It may come as no surprise that the American Psychological Association (APA) is reporting that many Americans are currently experiencing increased stress in 2020. Without deliberate attention to the stress levels and stressors we are experiencing, the APA suggests that “the negative mental health effects of of the pandemic could be “serious and […]

How Soft Skills Can Help Reduce Workplace Stress

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Stress, in the modern sense, has much to do with how we perceive and choose to react to related situations. These days, stress is widely associated with the workplace. While individuals with underdeveloped soft skills are more susceptible to workplace stress, developing soft skills such as communication, along with time and focus management can improve both primary […]