February Newsletter

Brought to you by Pivot EAP

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Groundhogs Day February 2nd

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. It's that time of year again where we wait for our fury friend Punxsutawney Phil to announce when spring will arrive. This year February 2nd marks the 136th anniversary of Groundhogs Day!

Valentine's Day February 14th

Valentine's Day isn't about the gifts, it's about celebrating the love you share with one another! This Valentine's Day, February 14th I challenge you to spend less money and spend more time with those you love!

Presidents Day February 20th

Presidents Day is on Monday, Feb. 20th this year. Presidents Day is also called Washington's Birthday as a celebration of the nation's first President.

Indoor Family Fun!

Need fun activities to do over February break that don't involve braving the outdoors? Here are some fun indoor activities to do with the family!

I don't know about you, but I am one to stay inside during the winter months and I am always looking for something to take my mind off of the chilly weather. This article is chock full of fun ways to spend time with your loved ones over break! View article for more information!

  • Set up an Indoor Obstacle Course
  • Have a dance party
  • Build a fort
  • Do some baking
  • Have a board game day

Coping with Seasonal Depression

Here are some great tips for keeping your head up during the winter blues!

  • Keep your body healthy
  • Maintain a regular sleep schedule
  • Get enough Vitamin D
  • Don't overwhelm yourself
  • Plan ahead
  • Light Box Therapy

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Upcoming Events in the Community!

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Meet Kelly!

Kelly has worked for Pivot for 24 years and is the coordinator and counselor for Pivot Employee Assistance Services (EAP). She has her Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Services that she obtained from Oswego State and St. Lawrence University. She is a Second Degree Reiki Practitioner and likes to follow and learn about the teachings of holistic health.

When she isn’t working she enjoys glamping (yes glamping), hiking and kayaking in the Adirondacks. She also enjoys time spent with her Friesian horse Nirvana, her Collie Wilson and her rescue Chi.

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Pivot Employee Assistance Program

The Pivot Employee Assistance Services program is designed to help you and your family with personal problems that may be too large or complex for you to handle alone. Sometimes these problems can interfere with your ability to be successful at work. Employee Assistance Services provides free, confidential assessment, counseling and referral services in a professional setting. We believe that having healthy, well-adjusted employees results in improved job performance and productivity.

Call us today for a FREE counseling session!