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Wellness

HRS offers resources and programs to support employees seeking to find a healthy balance in their professional and personal lives. Our aim is to equip UVM employees to be more productive, more satisfied, and more engaged in their work environment - sustaining UVM's highly-qualified workforce and enhancing the quality of their work-life experience.

See information on Invest EAP - The University of Vermont's Wellness and Employee Assistance Program.

What is Wellness?

“Wellness is defined as a dynamic process of becoming aware of and making conscious choices toward a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. In includes learning new life skills that address both the positive and negative aspects of human existence.” – The World Health Organization.

Wellness has also been defined as “a conscious, self-directed process of achieving full potential... encompassing lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being, and the environment.” – The National Wellness Institute.

Why is Wellness important?

Sustaining an optimal level of wellness is vital for a high-qualify life. Optimal wellness is important in order to subdue stress, promote positive interactions, and reduce the risk of illness.

Wellness Campaign 2016

Wellness Opportunities

WorkLife Support

VT Health Department

 

Last modified July 29 2016 10:43 AM