Boost Your Mental Health and Well-being

Health Plus
May 5, 2017


 Boost Your Mental Health and Well-being Chad Buck, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, at Work/Life Connections-EAP, shares six strategies to boost mood, build resilience, and increase happiness: 1.) Make face-to-face social connections a priority, 2.) Stay active, 3.) Learn to manage stress, 4.) Eat a brain-healthy diet, 5.) Get enough sleep, 6.) Invest in activities that give your life meaning.

Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle

March 3, 2017
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Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” Melinda Mahoney, Registered Dietitian, shares examples of small changes we can make in our eating habits – one forkful at a time! Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.

Ways to Stay Motivated

December 2, 2016
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Ways to Stay Motivate Motivation is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but staying motivated is one of the biggest challenges people face. Chad Buck, Clinical Psychologist at Work/Life Connections-EAP defines motivation and provides a comprehensive list of strategies to stay motivated for the long term. Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast. I am Marissa Wertheimer with Health Plus. Today’s Wellcast is on motivation.

Establishing Effective Personal Boundaries

Work/Life Connections
January 21, 2015

​​By: Chad A. Buck, PhD
 
 The term "boundary" is used often but it is not always understood or properly-executed. A physical boundary is a wall or a barrier between two things. It keeps property separated so it is clear who owns it or with whom it belongs. A psychological boundary is not all that different.