University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

UWM Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) LifeMatters Fall Brown Bag Lunch Series

The Best Places to Work initiative in conjunction with Human Resources and UW-Milwaukee's Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) LifeMatters is offering a Brown Bag Lunch series over the Fall semester. The programs offered this fall will focus on stress and well-being. The LifeMatters provided programs are free for UWM employees to attend. Sign up today and let's continue to make UWM the Best Place to Work!

To register for the program(s) listed below, please click here. Once at the calendar, click on the desired class by locating the appropriate start date. The details of the class will pop up, click on the Register link to complete the registration form.

Note: For each program you would like to attend, you must register for each one separately (i.e. signing up for one program, does not automatically sign you up for all programs)

Choose from the following events:

Living to Work or Working to Live: Finding Life Balance

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union 191

We need to let go of the desire to achieve a perfect balance between work and family. In most cases, it is impossible and only causes more stress and guilt. However, there are things we can do to bridge the gap that exists between the two. Content includes:

  • Achieving attainable goals
  • Workplace time management tips
  • Managing transition madness
  • Time savers for the whole family
  • Tips for stress reduction

Holiday Stress

Thursday, November 21, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Student Union 191

Create a holiday season that is relaxed, fun, and comfortable for you and your family. Learn to cope with the expectations, holiday blues and more. Content includes:

  • Holiday planning inventory and tasks
  • What kind of holiday do kids want?
  • Time and money saving gift tips
  • The loss of a loved one and the holidays
  • Tips for managing holiday stress
  • Holiday Action Plan

The Stress-Sleep Correlation

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Student Union 191

Sleep is not optional- it is as important as food, water, and breathing. Getting better sleep often requires making small changes to our daily routines. Content includes:

  • Benefits of sleep
  • Effects of sleep deprivation
  • Common causes of poor sleep
  • Developing healthy sleep habits

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