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Guidance for short or long-term goals

Consult with a health coach

During this single session, you’ll gain clarity on a change you want to make and how to start.

Health coaching

In four to eight sessions, you’ll obtain tools you need to live a more positive, resilient life.

Tobacco cessation coaching

Develop tools to help you quit tobacco for good with the help of personalized coaching.

Resources for increasing resilience


The Headspace app, free to eligible employees, provides access to a variety of resources related to meditation and mindfulness.

Calming spaces

Calming spaces are great tools for supporting mental and emotional well-being in the workplace. They offer opportunities to slow down, recharge and decompress.

Upcoming ways to help you be at your best


April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 30.   Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.    

March 27, 2024

Boredom is a warning sign for caregivers

Caring for an older loved one can become tedious, monotonous and dull. And the everyday mundane tasks can take a toll on a caregiver’s emotional, mental, and physical health. Boredom can make you feel sad, tired, hopeless and irritable. These can be caused by a decrease in mental stimulation or a lack of control over your daily life. Boredom is a warning sign, telling us that something is wrong.

February 27, 2024

Be careful of the promises you make and the guilt it can cause

"Promise me I can stay in my own home until I die."  It’s a common request that caregivers hear, and it is hard to say no to that request. But it often is even harder to honor it.

December 20, 2023

5 New Year’s resolutions to consider in 2024

We either love them or hate them, but whatever your stance is on New Year’s resolutions, there is something to say about moving into a new year. It provides us with a clean slate and a chance to reflect on what went well, what didn’t and how we can improve next year. Resolutions can provide direction, clarity and optimism. They can be seen as a set of goals to help you plan for the upcoming year. Whether you are new to caregiving, have been doing this for awhile or see it in your near future, there are resolutions to consider that can make your life easier.