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October 2017

Managing Anxiety in the Wake of Tragedy

Managing Anxiety in the Wake of Tragedy

Some experts worry that our non-stop exposure to tragedy in the news is taking its toll by causing undue, elevated anxiety for many of us. It is suggested that we can benefit by being more selective in how much information we allow ourselves to access. Though it is important to stay informed about the events of the world, it’s also just as important to know how to care for ourselves when it comes to things that provoke anxiety or pain, even when we are not directly affected. Learn more from Behavioral Health Partners’ October Blog Post. Behavioral Health Partners is part of the YOURhealth employee wellness program, eligible individuals mental health services for stress, anxiety, and depression.

Emotions – Why do we have them?

Emotions – Why do we have them?

Emotions are an essential function of communication that allow others to know what is happening to you and help build connections in relationships. Just as important is the information emotions can give you to guide your own decision-making.  Like happiness for instance, which lets you know that something is going well and motivates you to recreate the experience in the future. Read Behavioral Health Partners’ September blog post to learn more about the emotions we all experience. Behavioral Health Partners is brought to you by the YOURhealth employee wellness program, providing eligible individuals with mental health services for stress, anxiety, and depression.