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Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness involves having a positive attitude, high self-esteem, and a strong sense of self. Self-care, relaxation, stress reduction and the development of your inner-self are all vital to emotional wellness.

"My supervisor encourages wellness time & self-care when working with difficult issues"-Employee Testimonial

Signs of Emotional Wellness

  • Ability to express emotional concerns and feelings with others.
  • Saying “no” when you need to, without feeling guilty.
  • Feeling content most of the time.
  • Having the ability to relax.

How to Achieve Emotional Wellness

  • Reduce stress – recognize productive vs. bad stress.
  • Improving mental health.
  • Developing strong communication skills.
  • Building healthy relationships.
  • Develop your emotional intelligence.

Discounts & Partnerships

Below you will find many great resources to help you on your journey to strong emotional health.  Please look at each of the categories to find the opportunities that best suits your needs.  Each opportunity has a link where you can find more information.


Local Fitness & Nutrition Discounts

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This link will take you directly to the hub for employee fitness and nutrition discounts.

This is the UVM Wellness Wheel. It represents each area of wellness to help you focus on a whole health perspective.  The 7 dimensions represented in this wheel are: Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Physical, Social and Spiritual.

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Invest EAP

Invest EAP is a Vermont-based public and private non-profit collaborative. Invest EAP provides short-term counseling and referral, management consultation, training and resource information.

Visit Invest EAP to view all resources. A login may be created using the organizational password: UVM.

UVM Employees can also sign up for appointments via phone or ZOOM

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UVM Staff Council

The UVM Staff Council serves as an advocate for staff by seeking out and responding to their ideas and concerns, representing them to the University administration, and keeping staff informed of University initiatives.