Tips for the Holidays
The holiday season coincides with less daylight, potentially darker moods and increased family/financial stress. EAP is a resource to minimize stressors, and to learn strategies to juggle holiday demands and to make your holidays more enjoyable...
Social Media Mindfulness
Take a moment to think about the forms of social media you use and how often you use each. Taking time to consider the benefits of social media (connection to others, staying informed, inspiration) and the downsides of social media (lost time that could be spent doing more meaningful activities, productivity, strain on eyes) is a good step toward making your use of it more intentional and positive. To learn more about developing healthy social media habits...
Marijuana now on Sale in Massachusetts
The Cannabis Control Commission authorized two Massachusetts dispensaries to begin recreational marijuana sales as of 11/20/18. Even though Massachusetts residents as young as 18 are eligible to register as patients in the state’s medical marijuana program, marijuana is still illegal for anyone under 21. There are mixed feelings about the use of marijuana in our community but education on cannabis can help you stay informed ...
Partners EAP offers “Mothers’ Corner” lactation rooms for Partners moms
The Mothers' Corner is an EAP program for Partners employees and IHP students returning after maternity leave. The Mothers' Corner provides new mothers with the opportunity to continue breastfeeding at work or school. Mothers are required to pre-register to use the lactation rooms a week prior to returning. To see where the rooms are located and to learn more about registering...
Gratitude is a tool that has been identified to cultivate happiness. But what really is gratitude and how does one become more grateful? Explore our page on gratitude and learn more about how to practice it and its benefits...
Relax with a one-minute meditation
Want to try myStrength's online wellbeing website but not ready to sign up? Take a moment to relax with a one- minute meditation...
Thinking about quitting smoking? Check out these resources...