Navigation Links
VIDEO from Medialink and CIGNA: Don't Stress Out Over Stress, Some of it is Good for You
Date:10/5/2009

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Everybody feels stressed at some point in their life, and there are all kinds of stressors facing us every day: deadline pressures at work, financial concerns when a 401 (k) loses value, increased workload after co-workers have been laid off, a sick child, aging parents, and money woes -- just to name a few.

See video from CIGNA at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/CIGNA_36944

It's very easy to get stressed out over stress, but there are two important things to keep in mind. First, some stress is actually good for you and helps motivate you to achieve your goals, as CIGNA wellness coach Megan Thorp explains.

Second, there are resources available to help you manage stress that won't cost you a lot of money. In fact, if your employer has an employee assistance program (EAP), you can usually get several free, confidential counseling sessions over the telephone. Employee assistance programs are vastly underused because many people aren't aware that they have access to one, so check with your human resources department to see if your company offers one. Remember, the services are free and confidential.

In addition to helping you manage stress, an employee assistance program can help you manage what might be causing stress in the first place. For example, help finding child care or elder care for aging parents, financial planning services, legal services, mental health and substance abuse referrals, and much more. Research shows that when people use CIGNA's employee assistance program for help finding services, it saves them more than six hours compared to finding the services on their own - and that's a big stress reliever!

So don't stress out over stress. Use "good" stress to achieve your goals and use the resources that are available to help you manage the bad stress.

Tips for Managing Stress: http://newsroom.cigna.com/images/56/Tips%20for%20managing%20stress.doc

The holidays are a big stressor for many people, especially during tough economic times. With the holiday season fast approaching, take a look at these tips: http://newsroom.cigna.com/images/56/Tips%20to%20Reduce%20Holiday%20Stress.doc.

For more about "good" stress: http://www.itstimetofeelbetter.com/know_stuff/intheknow.html#Stress

Medialink is a division of The NewsMarket. Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos at http://www.thenewsmarket.com.

05NY09-0042-3

SOURCE Medialink; CIGNA


'/>"/>
SOURCE Medialink; CIGNA
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Delaware Residents Participate in Launch of National Video Campaign: Say Yes to Health Reform
2. Maryland Residents Participate in Launch of National Video Campaign: Say Yes to Health Reform
3. MapleWorks' Video Application Development Technology Allows for High Level of Collaboration, Cooperation
4. TCS Associates: A Sign Language Interpreting Agency Launches New Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Service called TCSterps On-Demand
5. FDA Consumer Health Information Updates: New Web Videos Educate Consumers About Food and Medical Product Safety
6. Video: Worksite Wellness Programs Lower Healthcare Costs, Make Employees Healthier
7. Sam's Club Tailgate Challenge Video Contest: Show Sam's Club Your Best Tailgating Style for a Chance To Win a $1,000 Gift Card
8. Video: Laughter is the Key Ingredient in FIZZYS LUNCH LAB, a New Health-Themed Web-Only Property Launching November 16 on PBSKIDSGO.org
9. Video: Despite Increased Health Threat, New Study Finds Low Concern About Flu Among Hispanics
10. Video: New National Campaign Launched to Raise Awareness of Osteoarthritis of the Knee and Encourage Patients to Get a Kick Out of Life
11. Video: New Clinical Trial Results Show Germ-Killing Action of LISTERINE(R) Antiseptic Kills Germs in the Mouth Before They Travel to the Bloodstream
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... TSC Advantage has been awarded Gold ... Solution Innovations and Security Solution for Government Innovations. Both gold awards recognize TSC ... DHS SAFETY Act-designated enterprise security assessment approach. , The ninth annual Golden Bridge ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... Nuvesse Skin Therapies is ... that perfectly fuse the beauty of naturally derived ingredients with the power of ... on August 23rd & 24th in New York City. , Indie Beauty Expo, ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... VEGAS, NEV. (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 ... ... American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine recently spoke at a popular international aesthetics conference ... therapy has had on restoring his patients’ health and his growing practice. , ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... del Rey, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 22, ... ... of revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions, announced recently the availability of a new ... HIM community in appreciation for their service to the healthcare industry. E/M coding ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... ... “To Walk Away”: a captivating and romantic sequel to the romantic story ... is the creation of published author, Larry R. Sherman, a retired chemistry professor from ... religion, as well as four novels. , Though the book opens in 1947, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/23/2017)... Aug. 23, 2017  Epygenix Therapeutics, Inc., a privately ... catastrophic forms of genetic epilepsy, announced today that the ... Designation for EPX-300 for the treatment of patients with ... disease under Section 529 of the Food, Drug, and ... Syndrome, a lifelong form of epilepsy, begins in the ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... , Aug. 15, 2017   Mostyn Law and Gulf ... Houston, Texas . The Mostyn Law family ... 2 years. That is why Mostyn Law is partnering ... to show its appreciation. Blood supplies are running ... 5% short of hospital needs in August. That is why the ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... TIKVAH, Israel , Aug. 15, 2017 ... developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, ... 30, 2017. "We ... pivotal Phase 3 trial to investigate NurOwn ® ... Chief Executive Officer of BrainStorm. "We have agreements with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: