URMC / Employee Assistance Program / News & Events / UR Medicine EAP Blog / January 2018 January 2018 Getting Help for Anxiety If worries feel excessive and out of your control, it’s time to call an EAP or a mental health professional and get relief. Anxiety is a common complaint among employees of all ages, particularly younger workers. Functioning Well Under Pressure Periodically, everyone experiences work pressure. When working under pressure, you experience a force (often a deadline) that requires you to accomplish more work at a speed that strains your ability to cope. Exercise and Your Memory Exercise can improve your memory. Scientists found that six weeks of intense exercise—short bouts of interval training over the course of 20 minutes—produced significant improvements in memory, specifically something called “high-interference memory.” Believe In Your New Year’s Resolution There are many reasons for not accomplishing a New Year’s resolution, but one you may not fully appreciate is a lack of belief in your ability to be successful.