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Be Mindful: Take Care of Yourself - And Each Other...

With cases rising and falling, total lock down, partial lock down, it’s important to take the time to take care of yourself and anyone around you that may need some help.  Here are some tips to help: Recognize signs of anxiety. Because of COVID-19, the idea of having a high degree of anxiety might …
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Are You Experiencing ESD? (Election Distress Disorder)

The 2020 political campaign season has been a really trying time for everyone.  47 percent of workers surveyed say the election has affected the way they work. Here's how to stay engaged and informed without damaging your mental health. There are ways to get past election-related stress, or cope wit…
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Social Distancing vs Physical Distancing

“Social distancing” has become the term for how experts describe what we need to do to fight against the spread of COVID-19. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that the term does not emphasize the community social connectedness needed to manage the outbreak. The term does little to shape soc…
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LIFE AFTER COVID: Planning for Success

Many of us have been working remotely for several months now and the time to return to the workplace is on the horizon. This may be a relief or it may be far harder than you expected. The following tips will help ease your transition, whether you are excited, a bit anxious or BOTH! 1.  ESTABLISH a …
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Alcohol Abuse - What You Should Know

Everything in Moderation. If you drink alcoholic beverages, please do so in moderation.  Women: No more than one drink a day. Men:  No more than two drinks a day.  12 ounces of regular beer 5 ounces of wine 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits Children & adolescents Those of any age that …
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Returning to work AFTER COVID-19

Returning to work after weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown can cause differing amounts of emotions – disbelief, fear and even anger – among workers, much like after a disaster. But, employers and co-workers alike can watch for signs of emotional impact over the coming weeks and months, to ensure everyon…
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Feeling Overwhelmed from all the COVID-19 News Coverage?

You’re not alone. As our local and national government leaders continue to give updates, it can feel exhausting and like a constant barrage of negative news. Here are 4 things to make your online experience more positive: 1. Take control of your relationship with the internet. Control how, where an…
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Careful, you might have ZOOM GLOOM

Zoom fatigue, or Zoom Gloom can also be experienced if you’re using Google Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime, or any other video-calling interface. The explosion of their use in response to the pandemic has launched an unofficial social experiment, showing at a population scale what’s always been true: virt…