CBPEAP Monthly Featured Resources

Each month, CBP Employee Assistance Program (CBPEAP) features webinars, tip and resources on specific topics. Employees and their family members can access any of the featured events or articles below through the CBPEAP site (password: cbpeap).

On-Demand Webinar: Goal Setting for Your Best Year Yet!

We all have things we say we'd like to do but, somehow, they never seem to get done. They might be as simple as reading a book or learning a new skill to taking a vacation or completing a project at work. Despite our stated desire to do these things, other priorities get in the way and we don't do them. In this webinar, you will get tools to help you identify what's really important to you and you'll learn how to set specific, attainable goals and develop workable plans for reaching them.

Featured Article: How to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

Additional Resources: Goals and Aspirations

On-Demand Webinar: Work/Life Goal Setting

We are trying to keep too many balls in the air. But what can we let drop? In this webinar, you'll identifying what's really important to you, how to let go of the other things. You'll learn to set specific, attainable goals and develop a strategy for reaching them.

Featured Article: Balancing Your Home Life, Work Life and Free Time

Additional Resources: Work/Life Balance

On-Demand Webinar: Eat Your Way to Better Health

In addition to webinar, supplemental information is provided for use.

Featured Article: 'Health' Foods That Aren't

Additional Resources: Healthy Eating

On-Demand Webinar: Minimizing Worry to Maximize Your Life

Are you a worrywart? Nineteen million Americans are chronic worriers and 38 percent report worrying every day. We all worry at times, but if you constantly stress over everything in your life you may be developing a chronic worry habit that can lead to physical and mental health difficulties including stress-related illnesses, generalized anxiety disorder and depression. In this webinar, we will assist you in analyzing the root cause of worry, and strategies to break the cycle of worry.

Featured Article: Understanding the Stress/Health Connection

Additional Resources: Managing Stress

On-Demand Webinar: Grief, Illness, and Family Care-Giving

Most company’s scramble when they receive the most dreaded news that an employee has passed away, the CEO has been diagnosed with cancer, or an employee’s family member has experienced a significant loss or setback. While companies believe they have policies and procedures implemented to manage the situation, the real challenge is the day-to-day interaction with the employee or work group as the needs are personal and no two situations are the same. This webinar will provide everyone with practical advice for how to communicate, manage the situation, request the support needed to balance work with home life and provide guidance for co-workers to support and understand the challenges of both the employee and the employer.

Featured Article: What You Need to Know About Grief and Mourning

Additional Resources: Adult Grief and Loss Resources

On-Demand Webinar: How to Talk to Your Partner About Money

We all have things we say we'd like to do but, somehow, they never seem to get done. They might be as simple as reading a book or learning a new skill to taking a vacation or completing a project at work. Despite our stated desire to do these things, other priorities get in the way and we don't do them. In this webinar, you will get tools to help you identify what's really important to you and you'll learn how to set specific, attainable goals and develop workable plans for reaching them.

Featured Article: Managing Money with Your Partner

Additional Resources: Family Budgeting

On-Demand Webinar: Working it Out in the Workplace

Most of us spend more than half of our waking hours at work. And a huge part of our satisfaction and productivity depends on the strength of our interpersonal relationships. Both for your own personal success and the success of the organization, it's essential to create and maintain positive relationships. During this webinar, we'll explore common challenges and provide you with steps for navigating them.

Featured Article: Prevent Misunderstanding Your Team

Additional Resources: Interpersonal Relationships & Coworkers

On-Demand Webinar: As Our Parents Agent

Aging is part of life. Preparing to care for the changing needs of an aging parent though, may not be easy or simple. Sometimes we need help identifying what kind of assistance or understanding a parent might need. We may have trouble altering our expectations or exploring how to help our parents make adjustments. Whether it is regarding household chores or duties, financial assistance or dealing with family conflicts, there are ways to age flexibly and with more ease. In this webinar we will discuss: the stages of aging and how to assess a parent’s needs at each stage, how to initiate and have difficult family conversations, finding support solutions for emotional, financial, social and health problems, and balancing self-care with caregiver responsibilities.

Featured Article: Effectively Caring for Aging Parents

Additional Resources: Caregiver Support

On-Demand Webinar: Navigating Divorce

While divorce is almost always difficult to go through, you can come out of it feeling stronger and more self-aware than before. Regardless of where you are in the process, you can empower yourself with information, tools, and resources to support you during and after your divorce.

Featured Article: Keeping Control During Divorce

Additional Resources: Getting a Divorce

 

On-Demand Webinar: Managing Your Finances Paycheck to Paycheck

Are you tired of scrambling for cash a few days before your next paycheck? Do you have money set aside for emergencies? Are you working on major financial goals like paying for your children’s college education or your retirement? Learn how to create your budget, set financial goals, and then find the money to fund them.

Featured Article: How to Make a Budget

Additional Resources: Personal Budgeting

On-Demand Webinar: Mindset for Success

We all have the ability to harness a mindset that allows us to deal with challenging events more effectively, turn "failures" into growth opportunities, and experience a greater sense of contentment. Get strategies for making simple shifts in thinking that can lead to great change.

Featured Article: Techniques for Improving Sleep

Additional Resources: Goals and Aspirations

On-Demand Webinar: Deep Relaxation for Better Sleep

Mind/body relaxation is one of the most important factors in falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting restorative sleep. Learn daytime relaxation exercises, instant momentary relaxation exercises, and techniques for relaxing into sleep and back into sleep from nighttime awakenings.

Featured Article: Techniques for Improving Sleep

Additional Resources: Sleep Disorders

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