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Volume 18, Issue 2

Keys to Personal Satisfaction
New Safety Rules
Writing a Memo
Is it a Stroke?
The Gambler's Fallacy
Women & Osteoporosis
How to Use Your EAP

These are the Real Keys to Personal Satisfaction and Happiness

We've all known people who had everything but weren't happy in spite of it all. If money won't buy happiness, what will? Psychologist Dan Baker, Ph.D., says the connection between money and happiness is nothing but a trap. In his book, What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better (Rodale), he and co–author Cameron Strauth have some worthy answers...

New Safety Rules: Yell and Tell; Find a Mom

Experts say a child being snatched by a stranger is very rare. But the thought strikes at our basic fear that we can't protect our children.

In his book, Protecting the Gift (Little Brown), author Gavin de Becker says telling kids not to talk to strangers is not enough. Dangerous people don't look evil, and a softspoken person looking for help finding his dog might be very dangerous...

Remember Basic Skills When Writing a Memo

The U.S. Department of Labor ranks communication skills at the top of those basic for job success. One of the most important written skills is memo writing, whether in hard copy or electronic form....

Is it a Stroke?

Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can spell disaster. The stroke victim may suffer brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke....

The “Gambler's Fallacy” Affects Decisions

Have you been to the casino lately? If so, you may have noticed how one or more members of your party have continued to bet, or bet far more, after a loss...

More Women Under Age 40 Have Osteoporosis

Research at Columbia University shows that 2 percent of 18– to 30– year–old women have full–fledged brittle bone syndrome: osteoporosis. Another 18 percent have osteopenia, or low bone density. To prevent osteoporosis...

How to Use Your EAP

When help is needed call the office location most convenient for you. The office coordinator will ask for your name, employer and a brief description of your presenting concern. If an emergency exists you will be given immediate assistance. If your situation is not an emergency, you will be offered telephone assistance and/or inperson sessions to complete an assessment and make a referral for treatment if needed...

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