Reduce Stress - Your Plan for Health

Reduce Stress

5 Free Counseling Sessions (EAP)

Issues at home can impact our work lives, and stress from our jobs can affect our relationships at home. You have access to the Ohio State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers tools and resources to help address complex issues that can be affecting your mental and emotional well-being.

Free Educational Webinars

Register for educational (and fun!) health and wellness webinars that focus on topics such as healthy eating, active living, stress management and many other subjects.

Group Health Coaching

Would you or your co-workers like to work together to lose weight, manage stress, and/or quit smoking? A health coach can help you develop an action plan with personalized goals to improve your health and wellness.

Guided Imagery – Free Audios

Guided imagery audio exercises are intended to help de-stress your life, declutter your mind, and help you get above the pressures of your life. OSU Health Plan Manager Patrice Rancour developed and narrates these three-to-six-minute guided imagery exercises promoting good health and well-being. Download them to your phone or music player for a quick and easy way to relax no matter where you are.


Why does breathing matter to reducing your stress? Learn more about why breathing matters, practice breathing techniques and order JustBreathe stickers.

Personal Health Coaching

If you have a personal health goal, such as losing weight, starting an exercise routine, or quitting smoking, personal health coaching can help.  Health Coaches are happy to help you set realistic goals and provide you with support and resources to motivate you along the way.