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Taking care of your mental health is a lifelong journey, and there are many different tools to support you through it.

But understanding which tools would best help you in different situations can be hard. That's why OneDigital has created this episode of Byte-Sized Benefits focused on making mental health a little less complex through the advice of Educational Psychology PhD, Lucy Roberts.

 

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Psychological resilience refers to the ability to mentally withstand or adapt to uncertainty and adversity. Building resilience to life’s inevitable changes and challenges can help you cope with and manage stressors. Resilience can also help protect you from various mental health symptoms. As the pandemic rolls into year three, health care professionals are noticing stress and anxiety developing into greater mental health concerns. Mental Health Awareness Month, observed annually in May, is...

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Commercial property losses and insurance premiums have significantly increased over the past two years due to environmental and economic factors. Undervaluation of the replacement costs for a damaged building or equipment can also be linked to commercial property insurers experiencing high loss costs. To compensate, insurers continue to increase premiums, with rates rising 8.7% in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers.

The following...

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Spending money on gas is inevitable when you drive a vehicle. Although it’s hard to avoid spending money on gas, there are ways you can save the amount you’re spending. To start saving, practice the following gas-saving driving tips:

  • Avoid high speeds. As speed increases, so does aerodynamic drag, which can use cause more use of gas.
  • Keep your tires properly inflated. Keeping air pressure at maintained levels can improve your gas mileage.
  • Cut down on A/C use...
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When crafting workforce strategies to get out ahead of the Great Resignation, most employers often overlook this key ingredient: the physical workplace.

Rebecca Sarkosi, Associate & Director of Interior Design at QA+M Architecture, joins the Friends with Employee Benefits podcast this week to discuss how employers can leverage their office space to help their employees feel more comfortable coming back into the office. Topics include what changes employers are...

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More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbors start to cut their grass more frequently, allergy sufferers nationwide start sniffling and sneezing. What’s more, mold growth blooms both indoors and outdoors, making it almost impossible to escape allergy triggers.

Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, according to...

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In recent years, organizations of all sizes and sectors have become increasingly reliant on workplace technology and digital systems to conduct their operations. Nevertheless, utilizing such technology carries additional exposures and liabilities. That’s why it’s crucial to secure adequate cyber coverage.

Having a cyber insurance policy in place can provide protection against financial losses that may result from a range of cyber incidents, including data breaches, ransomware attacks...

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It’s easy to become distracted while driving on the road. Winter weather can make roads slippery and hazardous, so it’s even more crucial you stay present while driving during the colder months. Follow these tips to prevent distractions while you’re on the road:

  • Avoid talking on your cellphone or texting while driving.
  • Never touch up your makeup or hair in the rearview mirror.
  • Limit your conversations with passengers and ask them to keep their voices down so...
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It is well known that employees who are caregivers are experiencing high levels of burnout from balancing work and caregiving demands made more difficult by COVID-19.

As we head into the third year of the pandemic, employers continue to strategize ways to enhance family support not only to combat employee burnout, but also as a strategy to compete for talent amidst the Great Resignation. In a recent study by Care.com, 45% of employees seek “family friendliness” as a...

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, half of all Americans are currently considered “at risk” for heart disease, and that figure continues to rise. Due to the prevalence of the disease, February is recognized as American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and prevention. To celebrate, you can focus on dialing down your stress level.

Stress and Heart Health

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