EAP Corner

Adaptability and Flexibility in the Workplace

“In a rapidly changing world, adaptability is key.” Our workplaces are not the same as they were before 2020. Change has been in our faces and the need for adaptability and flexibility has increased. These skills have always been important but since 2020, we have seen rapid changes. If we didn’t have these skills before…[ Read the full article ]

COVID-19 – Heightened Mental Health Awareness and Employer Appreciation

Covid-19 left its mark on societies worldwide in many ways. Beyond the physical issues, one theme that had lingered in the shadows – mental health – was brought to the forefront. As the entire world faced lockdowns, isolation, and uncertainty, the importance of mental health became glaringly evident. In response to this crisis, many employers…[ Read the full article ]

Tips & Coping Skills To Prevent Falling Back Into Seasonal Depression

The time will be changing again soon and with that some mental health challenges can occur. On November 5, 2023, we will set our clocks back for the fall and winter months and with this comes shorter days and increased darkness. These shorter days can cause individuals to suffer from an increased risk of anxiety…[ Read the full article ]

Back to School Mental Health Tips for Parents and Families

After weeks of lazy days, time in the sun, fun activities, and no alarm clocks, students return to school to start the new school year. Going back to school is an exciting time; however, it is often accompanied by feelings of anxiety and stress. “According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and…[ Read the full article ]

Ways Managers Can Support Employees’ Mental Health

When people say they’re struggling, you won’t always know what to say or do. What’s most important is that you are making the space to hear how your team members are truly doing. Knowing that they can share is what matters. Have you managed employees dealing with depression, anxiety, or other mental health illnesses? Even…[ Read the full article ]

Tips for Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace

Having an anxiety disorder can have a major impact on your workday. Expectations at work, such as frequent travel or public speaking, can have major negative effects on those suffering from these disorders. This behavior may look like turning down promotions, making excuses to get out of office get-togethers, or being unable to meet deadlines.…[ Read the full article ]

Tips for Mental Health Spring Cleaning

Every spring, we give our homes a deep cleaning to get it ready for the upcoming year. Have you ever thought about doing the same thing for your mental health? Decluttering our brains is just as important as organizing and deep cleaning our homes. The following are ten tips to help you clean up your…[ Read the full article ]

Is Telehealth An Effective Way to Manage Your Mental Health?

In 2020, as society grappled with the new normal, the nation’s mental health was anything but ordinary. As the mental health of the population and workforce declined, employment and productivity declined too. According to the Peterson Institution for International Economics, productivity is falling at the fastest rate on record. Simultaneously, the Job Openings and Labor…[ Read the full article ]

Dealing with Difficult Situations at Work

Major errors, sudden changes, conflicts, and emotional meltdowns affect every workplace. A popular question in employment interviews is, “Can you give me an example of a difficult situation and how you handled it?” Often full of drama, difficult situations (you know them when you experience them) require maturity, skill, and a cool head. When you…[ Read the full article ]

Wholeness Healing Celebrates 10 Years of EAP Services

I n May 2012, Wholeness Healing introduced their new venture that allowed us to provide even more services to individuals and families in the central Nebraska region. Wholeness Healing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) was designed to allow businesses the opportunity to procure a plan in which their employees are provided with mental health counseling and…[ Read the full article ]