This Month from Your Employee Assistance Program: March 2023

March 03, 2023

TELUS Health, formerly LifeWorks, is the Employee Assistance Program provider for Columbia University. TELUS Health offers free or discounted services to support your personal success and help with everyday challenges.

Upcoming Exclusive Columbia University Webinar

Boosting Your Positive Outlook, hosted by Columbia University Benefits
Tuesday, March 21, 2 - 3 p.m.
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  • Consistently focusing on the negative side of an issue can greatly contribute to stress. When thinking this way, physical changes take place in the body’s chemistry increasing stress levels and affecting performance and well-being. This webinar will help participants understand the ways in which this seemingly automatic negative thinking occurs, recognize its typical manifestations, and develop a process for tackling negative thoughts effectively.

Additional Upcoming Webinars

Success and Sacrifice: Women Making Their Mark in the Workplace
Wednesday, March 8: 1 – 2 p.m
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  • Dr. Nafeesa Jalal, Founder and CEO of NJC Inc., will discuss the impact on mental health when working in atmospheres where equitable and accommodating policies are not prioritized, and where workplace cultures do not encourage women to be successful in their careers.

Best Practices for Supporting Others
Friday, March 10: 2 – 2:30 p.m. 
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  • This webinar will allow participants to discuss the basic techniques for providing help and support to others. Participants will learn how they can provide support without taking on the role of a counselor/therapist and leave with real life strategies they can use to help listen and support their loved ones.

Setting Boundaries
Friday, March 24: 2 – 2:30 p.m. 
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  • With all the demands and our growing to-do lists, setting boundaries can be the key to being successful and avoiding feeling overwhelmed. In this class, we will take a deep dive into some best practices for boundary setting, how to define reasonable limits, set expectations with others, and how to stay consistent with our boundaries.

Did You Know?

Studies reveal that people who have chronic conditions adjust better when they have a network of people behind them. It is possible to help your family member and meet your needs too. 

Learn more about supporting a loved one with a chronic condition.

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