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Balancing Life with EAP

When we are feeling on overload, it could be a sign that we are out of balance. Our minds are racing with thoughts of what we should be doing and not focusing on the tasks at hand. We find ourselves becoming irritated at those around us and more stressed at the long list of things we need to complete for work and home. Yet we won’t stop for a moment to take care of ourselves! We feel by taking the time to do something we enjoy, it is time wasted that we could use to check another thing off our list.

Take that first step to take care of yourself by contacting Wholeness Healing to set up an appointment with one of our therapists. If your company has Wholeness Healing EAP, it is completely confidential and free. As you read through the following quotes from, “65 Balance Quotes about Life For More Peace of Mind”, by Dr. Nikki Martinez, it can help shed light on why to use Wholeness Healing’s Employee Assistance Program to bring balance back into your life.

“Self-care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia

“While it is important to love others unselfishly, it is crucial to find a balance. When we compromise our needs and martyr ourselves to the point of depleting ourselves and neglecting our needs, we become out of balance.” – Jessica Minty, Codependency: Self Confidence

Maybe you are dealing with a personal issue, such as loss of a loved one, child management concerns, or confronting a challenge at work and you need extra support. Our counselors are trained to give you tools to help you balance life issues. Here are a few more quotes to enlighten you from “65 Balance Quotes about Life For More Peace of Mind.”

“I’m not suggesting you deny or suppress your emotions, but just discover for yourself what it takes for you to handle your emotions and stay balanced.” – Wendy Hearn

“The calm and balanced mind is the strong and great mind; the hurried and agitated mind is the weak one.” – Wallace D. Wattles

“Through substitute activities, therapy, and hard work, grieving individuals can work through their anger and progress to live more balanced lives.” – Valerie Orr, Picking Up the Pieces: Learning to Live Through Grief After the Loss of a Loved One

“As parents we often struggle with balancing our desire to make our children happy and setting boundaries.” – Ellen Trump, Frugal Kids: each Your Kids To Save, Invest and Spend Wisely

As a benefit from your employer, you will receive free sessions from our trained counselors to help you with personal issues such as marriage and relationship problems, parenting issues, family conflicts, stress, money management, financial concerns, coworker difficulties, stress, depression, and/or anxiety, grief, anger and many other issues.

We need to remember to take a little extra time for ourselves, as well as find some stress-reducing and energy enhancing activities. As a bonus you can use your EAP sessions for our Energy Enhancement System and Migun Massage Facility. At various times Wholeness Healing offers classes that you can also use your free EAP sessions for, including Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy for Smoking Cessation and Weight-Loss, Manifestation and Yoga Nidra.

“The response through relaxation puts a stop to the overwhelming state of eagerness and brings our body, along with mind into a state of balance.” – Mike Mitchell, Mindfulness: Mindfulness, “65 Balance Quotes about Life For More Peace of Mind”, By Dr. Nikki Martinez.

Finding things that can bring us joy, such as being in nature, planting a garden, picking up a new hobby, taking a class for fun, reading a book on personal development, or getting a pedicure or massage is part of the process. Taking care of ourselves by prioritizing our wellness through exercise, choosing healthier foods to eat, and scheduling our wellness checks can also contribute to a more balanced life. That small amount of time will help bring an inner feeling of balance and give you more energy to tackle the to-do list and be more available for our loved ones! Attending to your needs is not being selfish; it is the first step to balancing your life!

Works Cited:

Martinez, N (2019, Oct 17). https://everydaypower.com/balance-quotes/.Retrieved from https://everydaypower.com

Miserandino, C. (2003). www.ButYouDon’tLookSick.com. Retrieved from: www.ButYouDon’tLookSick.com



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