• There are many speculations about the cause of this phenomenon from an increasing sedentary lifestyle, the ready availability of high caloric foods to stress and even sleep deprivation. However, if people ate only when they were truly hungry and stopped when they were full, there would be no obesity epidemic. This workshop will address the relationship between emotions and food consumption and how to retrain your body and mind to recognize the cues of hunger and to eat for physiological and not emotional reasons.
  • When: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1PM
  • Register here
  • The United Stated Department of the Treasury has proposed a set of financial core competencies that will be used to establish a clear understanding about what all adults should know regarding the basic concepts of financial literacy.
  • The five core concept areas identified are:
    • Earning
    • Spending
    • Saving
    • Borrowing
    • Protecting against risk
  • This session covers the basics (or essentials) of each area and describes practical skills needed to competently address (or manage) their personal finances.
  • When: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 12PM
  • Register here
  • Many people face financial emergencies, but few have prepared adequately to prevent them from having a major impact on their personal finances. By helping people understand the types of financial emergencies and potential consequences of not being prepared, we will enable people to focus on the steps necessary to avoid hardships which can accompany the emergencies. The webinar will cover the processes and products which can help people survive the various types of financial emergencies.
  • When: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 12PM
  • Register here
  • Join us for a candid discussion about how the challenges of the last two years and the stress of living in ongoing uncertainty have impacted our mental health.  We’ll talk about strategies to increase self-compassion, have open conversations about one’s needs, and the importance of self-care. You’ll leave the session with take-aways on how to implement changes in your daily routine. Click here for more information.
  • When: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 9AM
  • Register here
  • Although most people think estate planning is for just the elderly, it is actually important to everyone else, too—especially for those with minor children, substantial assets or unusual circumstances. Estate planning can allow one to make decisions on who receives his or her estate, make arrangements for disability, medical care and guardianship for minor children. Properly done, estate planning can remove many burdens from surviving family members during a stressful time.
  • When: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 10AM
  • Register here

View previously recorded webinars on our Work Life webinar page.

Questions? Contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2805.