This Month from Your Employee Assistance Program: November 2023

November 06, 2023

TELUS Health, formerly known as 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

Seasonal Stress
Thursday, November 16, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
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  • ‘Tis the season to be jolly—but, ironically, ‘tis also the season when the burdens pile up. Studies show how devastating overindulgence, overspending, and increased stress can be both during and after the festive season. This seminar will teach participants simple strategies to stay energized over the holidays. Attendees will learn valuable tips for improving their sleep and eating habits, and the importance of maintaining a positive outlook during this stressful time.
Additional Upcoming Webinars

Navigating Decisions as a Family
Friday, November 10: 2 – 2:30 p.m.
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  • Sometimes there is no choice. Sometimes decisions are made quickly and we need to learn the tools to communicate these choices effectively to our children and families. In this seminar, we will address the questions you may have regarding family decisions and how to navigate them with as little stress as possible. We will address different decisions you may be facing, concerns you may have and how your decisions will affect the entire family. People may be at different places, but the process should be about the same. This seminar will provide you with the tools you will need to navigate decisions as a family.

Emotional Intelligence
Friday, November 24: 2 – 2:30 p.m. 
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  • Many of us know that getting along with others is the key to success. Our ability to "play nicely in the sandbox" is fundamental to both our career and our health. We will discuss what an emotion is, why you are having it and understand how our feelings can affect our moods in our daily life and the people that surround us.
Did You Know?

November 16 is the International Day of Tolerance. As we commemorate the International Day of Tolerance, we are reminded of the profound importance of fostering a workplace environment that embraces diversity and inclusivity. To further explore the significance of tolerance in the workplace, we encourage you to visit your TELUS Health portal, where you can find a Toolkit on Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion.

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