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Episode 005 Strategies for Success - Organized and On-Task for 2024

Episode 005: Strategies for Success - Organized and On-Task for 2024

In today's data-driven world, where information bombards us from all directions, managing attention has become a crucial skill.

In this episode, we delve into practical strategies for staying on task, prioritizing effectively, holding ourselves accountable, and minimizing distractions amidst the data deluge. We begin by acknowledging the overwhelming amount of information constantly vying for our attention and discuss the detrimental effects of multitasking on productivity and focus. Drawing from research in psychology and neuroscience, we explore the concept of attentional control and its role in navigating the modern digital landscape. Next, we highlight the importance of setting clear goals and priorities to guide our attention. By identifying what truly matters and aligning our actions with our objectives, we can streamline our focus and make better use of our time and energy.

Accountability emerges as another key factor in managing attention effectively. We discuss strategies for holding ourselves accountable, such as setting deadlines, tracking progress, and seeking support from peers or mentors. By creating systems of accountability, we can stay motivated and committed to our tasks even in the face of distractions. Speaking of distractions, we address the pervasive influence of technology and offer practical tips for minimizing its disruptive effects. From implementing digital detoxes and setting boundaries with devices to optimizing our work environment for focus, we explore various approaches to reclaiming our attention in an increasingly connected world. Throughout the episode, we emphasize the importance of mindfulness and self-awareness in cultivating a balanced relationship with technology and information.

Episode 004 Holiday Season Stress

Episode 004: Holiday Season Stress

In our latest episode, we delve into the timely topic of holiday stress and effective coping mechanisms. As we navigate the festive season, our goal is to provide listeners with practical insights and strategies to enhance their well-being during this potentially overwhelming time.Tune in as our host and expert guests explore various aspects of holiday stress, from managing expectations to incorporating self-care practices. Whether you're juggling family gatherings, year-end work commitments, or simply feeling the weight of the season, this episode aims to offer guidance and support.

Episode 003: Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships – The dynamics of both

Episode 003: Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships – The dynamics of both

Many people have trouble navigating relationships of all kinds. Since the pandemic, the significant increase in divorce, abuse, anxiety, and depression has strongly impacted our ability to build and maintain healthy relationships. Listen to this special episode of our Improving You podcast to learn how to identify the qualities of positive relationships, the importance of good communication, and what resources may be available to help.

Episode 002: Smart Money Movies in Tough Financial Times

Episode 002: Smart Money Movies in Tough Financial Times

Kepro understands that financial wellness plays a significant role in our overall well-being. Financial concerns can be a stressor for many, especially now in these challenging financial times where inflation is the highest it’s been in a long time. Kepro is proud to share our podcast called Smart Money Moves in Tough Financial Times.

Episode 001: Suicide Prevention

Episode 001: Suicide Prevention

In support of National Suicide Awareness Month, Kepro EAP proudly presents a Suicide Prevention podcast hosted by Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Erica Gergely and Ann Stephan, Licensed Professional Counselor and Kepro Account Manager. In this episode, the team addresses the characteristics that place someone at higher risk for suicide, the risk factors and warning signs to be aware of, how to help a person who may need support, and how to access that assistance.