Monthly Archives: August 2011

Creating and Maintaining A Social Support Network

The song “I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends” provides more than a catchy tune; the Beatles were onto something with that famous phrase.  The stress we inevitably experience from our busy lives filled with work, parenting, … Continue reading

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SMU Retirement Plan Update – Announcing Community Meetings Schedule

Having trouble viewing this post in your email? Visit the HR Blog for this and other HR messages. The following message was sent to the Faculty/Staff list servs on Friday, August 19.  Links in the image will not be clickable.  Scroll … Continue reading

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Health and Wellness at SMU: How Are We Doing?

In education, grade reports are routine and when managed appropriately they can provide us with important feedback about our performance and achievement in a specific subject. In wellness, our individual annual physical or on-site screening results serve as our wellness “report card,” … Continue reading

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Achieving the Elusive Work-Life Balance

It’s not always easy to prevent your personal life from affecting your productivity at work.  Although you may think you have everything under control, difficulties at home or at work can cause behavioral changes that can be detrimental to your … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees completed a half day workshop titled SMU & YOU.  In this session they learned about the University’s culture, values and traditions. From left to right, seated: Shelby Ball, April Sayre, Laura Miller, Allison Witucki From left to … Continue reading

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March to the Beat of Your Own Drum: Maintaining the Work-Life Harmony

Magellan offers great advice for keeping the balance at work and at home in check.  Tips to maintain control: Keep track of your time.  For one week, closely follow your daily activities both at work and at home.  Determine what … Continue reading

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SMU Retirement Plan Update

By now you should have received the first issue of Diversified Outlook newsletter, mailed to your home address on Monday. The newsletter provides an overview of SMU’s transition to Diversified, the single record keeper for the SMU Retirement Plan; effective … Continue reading

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Special Live Webinar: Achieving Balance Between Work and Life

From 1-2 PM on Wednesday, August 10 Magellan will offer a live webinar featuring valuable information such as: Practical tips for getting the most out of your time spent at work and at home Balancing home and work responsibilities The … Continue reading

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Magellan Work Life Balance Campaign

Enjoy a Full & Balanced Life! Friends. Family. Co-workers. Social events. Professional organizations. The list of demands on our time can seem endless. Many of us today are struggling to balance full-time jobs with full-time responsibilities at home. Meeting the … Continue reading

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