Stress and Anxietyposted by Amber Brady on December 4, 2023
Simplifying your life and resetting expectations can help ease stress and anxiety. This month, we look at stress-relieving ways to streamline your to-dos, think more positively and calm your mind.
View the tools and resources from Optum below.
Reducing stress – 5 steps to streamline your to-dos: Use this worksheet for help reviewing and prioritizing your commitments. Download worksheet
How to simplify your life: With this program, participants will learn to identify personal barriers to living life simply through examining inner beliefs. Program highlights also include examinations of inner pressures and how excuse-making helps people avoid change. Download training
How to give yourself a break: Feeling overwhelmed? Consider making a ‘to-don’t’ list. It can help relieve stress by making room for things that bring you joy. Watch video
Learn how to shift your thinking patterns to reduce stress and anxiety: Learn about types of unhelpful thoughts and tips to help reframe them to be more positive. Read article
The Optum Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service for all full-time state employees and those in their household and can be a beneficial tool to improve your overall well-being. You have 8 free face-to-face EAP counseling visits with a licensed therapist available per issue, per year. These tools and resources are available 24/7 and are completely confidential.
Contact Optum EAP
Phone: (800) 886-9747 (24/7 support)
Website: liveandworkwell.com (Access code: Indiana)
Access all the Optum EAP online tools and resources.
Connect through the myLiveandworkwell app
Available in the App Store and Google Play. Log into the app and enter access code: Indiana