GuidanceResources: Nurturing Healthy Relationships

nurturinghealthyrelationships_380x202Sometimes we take relationships for granted: We’re busy with our own lives and issues and forget to let the people we care about know how much we appreciate them. All it takes to change that is a little effort and creativity. Try the following ideas for relationships with co-workers and friends.


Friendships based on trust and respect never fade. But there are ways to ensure that they survive the test of time:

  • Listen when a friend mentions an item he or she has wanted; surprise him or her with it at a later date.
  • Make it a rule to update your personal phone book every six months; it gives you a chance to catch up with old friends.

You spend a lot of time with people at work. Try these ideas to let them know how much they mean to you:

  • Make their favorite foods as a surprise.
  • If you see a television show or magazine article that would interest a co-worker, email them a link to the show or bring in the article.
  • If someone has helped you out, let his or her supervisor know with a quick email.

Assistance is available to our employees  through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Our EAP is provided through GuidanceResources®. GuidanceResources can be reached at 1-844-285-1067, through the free GuidanceResources Now mobile app or register online at (See your Benefits Guide or contact the Benefits Team or your manager for the Organization Web ID.)

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