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January, 2017

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Resource Spotlight Managing Stress

It seems that we all want to be able to have work/life balance. Without it, you're stressed, tired, and distracted. You feel "stretched too thin" whether it's at work or at home.

Below is a sample of some of the many online courses, books and videos available on the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) that may assist you or those you support. Select here to explore resources on the LMS.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance - NEW COURSE FORMAT This course highlights techniques you can use to analyze your current level of balance between work and life responsibilities. It covers ways to assess your current work/life balance and overcome internal and external obstacles to achieving balance. pd_30_a01_bs_enus 22
Achieve Productivity in Your Personal Life - NEW COURSE FORMAT In this course, you'll explore some tips for getting yourself and your family out the door in the morning, as well as managing areas of your life such as personal appointments, personal organization, parental responsibilities, and your personal health and well-being. pd_32_a04_bs_enus 19

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfullness Alternative Providing practical insights for the executive, manager or prefessional who feels like their RPM is maxed out in the red zone; this book offers actionable hope for today's overworked and overwhelmed professional by making the concepts and practices of mindfulness simple, practical and applicable. 9781118910665 288

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
How to Become More Resilient How the mindset we choose to adopt can help improve our reactions to and ability to cope with stress. In this discussion, he explores techniques for building emotional resilience to stress. 77704 3
Stop Running Flat Out and Become a Better You, at Work and at Home Running flat out until you crash doesn't benefit anyone. Regular renewal is critical to bringing your best every day. 112263 3
Anxiety is a Frienemy Like a frienemy, anxiety has a good side and a dark side, and we need to understand how to make the most of both. 112815 3
Do the Hard Things First An investor in Silicon Valley said the most important advice he ever received was, at the end of each day, to prioritize the top six activities for the next day. Then spend up to two hours on the highest priority activity when he first arrived in the morning. 88753 2


Webinar Live Event - Upcoming

The next Skillsoft Live Learning Event features - Adam Grant
Originals: How Non-Conformists Rule the World
February 2 @ 12EST, 2017

Drawing on his blockbuster new book, Originals, Adam Grant explores how we can all get better at recognizing and championing new ideas, how to overcome fear and doubt and how to build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback.
Duration: 1 hour

LMS Webinar

Join our next LMS webinar Jan 11th@ 1pm to learn more about these and other resources. Select here to attend.



Have a fantastic day!

Crystol Jones, MBA, ACC
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Office of Customer and Partner Relations
Talent and Organizational Development
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