"The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually." Greg Anderson (American best selling Author and founder of the American Wellness Project., b.1964)

Thank you for joining us in the WorkLifeMatters Wellness Center. As a company that offers WorkLifeMatters, Guardian’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a variety of wellness resources are available to help you maintain a culture of wellness in your organization. By clicking on any of the subjects below, you can access tools like PowerPoint presentations, video streams, and articles.


Emotional Wellbeing

Power Point (No Sound)

Stress Management

What is stress? This presentations looks at the causes and signs of stress. It highlights techniques on reducing stress such as self calming and addresses on the job stress management. No sound, 45 slides.

Job Stress and How to Care for Self

How do you care for yourself in stressful times? This presentation defines stress and resiliency. It discusses the difference between stress management and stress reduction. You’ll learn to develop disciplined use of stress management interventions that maximize self-regulation. No sound, 29 slides.

Tackling Job Stress

Is your job stressful? What is stress and what causes it? Learn to look for signs of stress and how stressors become stressful. Learn how to make good decisions in the midst of stress and positive ways to deal with stress. No sound, 16 slides.

Coping with Stress

Stress is a normal part of life. Learn factors affecting stress, coping with stress, and rebounding. No sound, 18 slides.

Got Resilliency?

Got Resilliency?


The benefits of humor are endless. Learn why humor helps in times of stress and how to use humor. No sound, 19 slides.

The Low Stress Diet

Discover five aspects of nutrition and the domino effect that stress has on them. Learn tips on eating for a health immune system as well as information on vitamin and herbal supplements. No sounds, 37 slides.

Daily Stress

We experience stress every day. Learn what doesn’t work in dealing with stress, stress problem solving strategies, and stress busting tips. No sound, 25 slides.

Stress Management for Parents

It seems like parenting and stress go hand in hand. Learn sources of stress for parents, common reactions to stress, and stress tips for parents. No sound, 20 slides.

Stress Management Techniques that Work

Are there actually stress relief techniques and strategies that actually work? Discover breathing techniques, mindful awareness, how to deal with worry, and how to clear space in your mind. No sound, 20 slides


Learn how to thrive through thick and thin. Discover characteristics of thrivers and how they thrive. No sound, 15 slides

PowerPoint (Sound)

Stress Management Secrets for Supervisors

Ten tips company supervisors must know to help control their stress, deal with isolation, manage tough decisions, and improve mental health. Encourages supervisors to use the EAP for personal support. Narrated, XX slides, 47 minutes.

Thinking Well/Managing Stress

See how faulty thinking and negative self-talk can sabotage your diet, your mood, your personal objectives and your will power. Learn a new way of thinking to stop stress in it’s tracks.

Skill Builders

Five Essential Stress Management Tips

This course provides five powerful, and detailed approaches to managing stress that will improve your physical and emotional health. From breathing exercises to communication skills to healthy eating habits. Learn to identify the causes of tension and manage them effectively. (Quiz and certificate upon completion)

More Stress Management Tips

Additional keys to stress management are introduced in this training module. Improve productivity by learning actionable tips to help prevent and manage stress. (Quiz and certificate upon completion)


Recognizing Stress

Understanding Why You Need To Manage Stress (part 1/3). Stress effects affect everyone. Yet most people fail to make the connection between their own stress and the onset of stress-related health problems like recurrent colds, high blood pressure, mood disorders and chronic pain. In this video you will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and the importance of managing them.

Managing Stress

Five Strategies For How To Handle Stress (part 2/3). Learn how to tackle stress in five easy steps: 1. Identify the source of your stress. 2. Eliminate or avoid stress whenever possible. 3. Rethink the stress you can’t avoid. 4. Cope with stress you can’t rethink. 5. Seek Support. With guidance in this video you will learn to use this simple formula to deal with credit card debt, traffic jams, depression and a difficult boss.

Mastering Stress

Resilience: Mastering Stress (part 3/3). How to make stress management a habit. Wouldn’t you like to let stress just roll right off your back? Wouldn’t it be empowering to take criticism without being bothered by it? Wouldn’t it be great if you could communicate clearly in difficult situations without offending anyone? This video will teach you five resiliency skills that will help deflect stress, handle criticism better and communicate more effectively.

Emotional Eating

Stress, Weight Control & Emotional Eating. Over eating can cause you to feel stressed and stress can cause you to overeat. It’s a vicious cycle that, if left unchecked, can lead to all kinds of health problems including insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. In this video you will learn seven strategies for overcoming emotional eating.

Yoga at Work

Now you can take an invigorating break at work that doesn’t involve caffeine, time away from your desk, or calories added to your waistline. Yoga instructor, Michele Eliman teaches you how to do yoga, right at your desk at work.

Articles & Other Resources

Childhood Stress-What Parents Can Do

All families express stress or crisis at some time or another. Natural disasters, death, divorce, illness, and financial hardships sometimes are especially hard to deal with when you have young children. These suggestions may help at a time like this.

Let Go of the Stress

Learn how to employ a Relaxation Response to help subside the stress reaction and return to a non-stress state. Also learn Progressive Relaxation, which can be used for releasing muscle tension triggered as a response to stress.

Release the Tension

Learn a simple yoga stretch, used for releasing triggered as a response to stress, and a controlled breathing technique, used for releasing muscle tension triggered as a response to stress.

Stress at Home, Kids at School

Recognizing stress reactions in kids is not always easy. However, changes in behavior and personality are good clues that something is going on. Often, kids come to school with a load of worry. Learn tips on recognizing stress in kids and how to help.

Time Management

Learn four steps to help people manage their time.

Tips to Ease Tension

Discover a number of tips to ease the tension you’re experiencing from carrying stress.