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Inspiring Thoughts from EAC

Reflecting on Words

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Thousands of Candles can be Lighted from a Single Candle, and the Life of the Candle will Not be Shortened. Happiness, Wisdom and Love Never Decrease by Being Shared. – Buddha The quote above is displayed in my office.  I often look at it and Read More

Raise Your Emotional Intelligence at Work

This is a guest post provided by The Staywell Company, LLC. Permission to re-post has been given. What do you do when someone jumps in front of you at the deli counter, cuts you off on the freeway or takes credit for your work? How you address these and similar situations constitutes your emotional intelligence (EQ). Read More

Disconnecting from Work While on Vacation

By: Karen R. Thompson, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Summer vacation season is here!   We all look forward to taking time off work over the summer months to relax and de-stress.  It is important to be able to fully disconnect from work in order to get the maximum benefit from our precious vacation Read More

The Importance of Sleep

This is a guest post provided by Workplace Options (Eliza Redlus). Permission to re-post has been given. The need for sleep is a biological drive, much like eating and breathing. Those for whom it comes easily (and in sufficient quantity) may take it for granted or even resent it as an interruption to the more Read More

Affection: It’s Not Just for Children

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Affection is important; it makes us feel connected to others. The more affection we receive and give to others, the less lonely we feel. Being alone is not the same as being lonely. We can be with others (family, friends, partners, etc.) in the Read More

The Importance and Role of Friendships

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” -Anais Nin   By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – In 2021, in response to the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition, ‘On Happiness’, Professor Robin Read More

Change Your Thoughts

  “Change your thoughts and you change your world” – Norman Vincent Peale   By: Karen R. Thompson, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Did you know that you can change the way you feel by changing your thoughts?  This is the basic premise of Cognitive Therapy, which focuses on helping individuals shift out Read More