Stress, work-life balance focus of upcoming workshop

November 4, 2015  

As a way to help employees reduce stress and find balance in their lives, a "Stress and Work/Life Balance" workshop is being offered by the Center for Healthy Living. The workshop will take place noon to 12:50 p.m. Nov. 18 at the center.

The workshop, presented by Jodi Briggs, registered nurse and certified health and wellness coach at the Center for Healthy Living, will teach attendees how to recognize the sources of stress, how bodies and minds react to stress, and strategies for balancing work and home life demands. The discussion also will include resources on the pathophysiology of laughter, coping techniques and relaxation techniques.

"Maintaining work-life balance is no simple task as the boundaries between work and home can become blurry," Briggs says. "It is important to protect your health against the negative effects of work-related stress to ensure you have a healthy work-life balance."

Register by Nov. 17 by calling 49-45239. Limited seating is available.

The Center for Healthy Living's workshops and resources are provided at no cost to benefits-eligible employees and dependents covered on a Purdue medical plan. Workshops are designed to educate attendees and improve their overall health. For more information on services offered at the center, please visit the center online.

The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lab hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For medical assistance after hours or on weekends, contact the Anthem nurse line at 888-279-5449 for assistance. 

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