UW-Stevens Point supports our employees in choosing well, doing well, and living well!
Everyone has a reason to be well. Maybe you enjoy coaching your child’s sports team, hiking with your friends, volunteering, or reaching a personal goal. Whatever or whoever is your reason, be ready for it by taking steps now to a healthy you!
We take a holistic approach to supporting our employee’s well-being. We strive to provide options that support
employees across the many dimensions of well-being:
- Emotional – Cultivating an emotional capacity that
encompasses optimism, self-esteem, self-acceptance, and the ability to
form healthy relationships.
- Environmental – Encouraging a way of life that maximizes harmony with the earth and minimizes harm to the environment.
- Financial – Ensuring the ability to effectively manage your current and future economic life.
- Intellectual – Exercising the mind through creative and stimulating mental activities to expand knowledge and improve skills.
- Occupational – Using your gifts, skills, and talents in order to gain purpose, happiness, and enrichment as part of a balanced life.
- Physical – Making a habit of healthy behaviors including adequate exercise, proper nutrition, and abstaining from harmful habits.
- Social – Developing the ability to interact successfully in our local and global community and creating networks of support.
- Spiritual – Possessing a set of guiding beliefs, principles, or values that help give direction to one’s life.
Programs & Resources
Explore the resources to help reach your goals and sustain your accomplishments!
Additional Finance Resources:
3 Tips for Financial Wellness (adapted from the Society for Human Resources Management)
- Pay more than the monthly minimum on credit card debt.
- You will increase the amount that goes toward paying down your principal.
- Don't try to "keep up with the Jones".
- Competing with others will cause you to live a lifestyle outside of what you can afford.
- Make a budget.
- This will help you calculate how much money you can allow to
food, housing, transportation, and personal expenses while still saving
for anticipated future needs and developing an emergency fund for
MyMoney.gov offers a variety of resources for all ages, including budgeting worksheets, wellness checklists, and more.