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Making and breaking tradition

Doing the holiday your way!

The holidays are a time rich with family tradition. But what if your family doesn’t fit that traditional image? It’s time to let go of the stress of trying to create the perfect holiday and form traditions of your own. Your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to help with information and resources to help you do the holiday your way.

Webinar: Holidaze – How to Enjoy the Holidays and Minimize Holiday Stress

Is stress getting in the way of your holiday enjoyment? Explore ways to minimize the tension and increase the fun for all involved.

This online seminar may be accessed anytime starting November 11. No registration is necessary – just log into the EAP website using the username and password “USC” and then scroll down to the middle of the page and click the plus sign below “Online Seminars”.

If you have questions, type them into the “Ask a question” box and you will receive an answer within five business days. All questions and answers will be posted on the FAQ tab.

Newsletter: Keeping Holiday Stress at Bay

Some people look forward to the holidays all year, while others see the holiday season approaching and are overcome by a sense of dread. Learn tips for managing stress [pdf] that seems to be built into the holiday season.

Articles, Tip Sheets and More

Let go of the stress of trying to create the perfect holiday, and make the holiday your own. Log into the EAP website using the username and password “USC” to find articles and tips sheets on holidays and stress, audio on the holiday blues, referrals for volunteer opportunities and information on communication and families.

Posted November 11, 2016