LifeWorks Wellness is here to help you reach your health and wellness goals. This online tool is a wealth of information and resources bought to you free of charge by Ball State. Start exploring LifeWorks today to help guide you on your journey of well-being!

Here are just a few of the resources you will find when you access
(Be sure to update any previously bookmarked URL's). 

  • monthly newsletters
  • a calm room
  • financial calculators
  • family resources
  • a health library
  • a personal life health assessment
  • meal planners and a recipe finder
  • so much more!

How to Use LifeWorks

Struggling with Stress? Concerned about a loved one's emotional well-being? Dealing with a parenting issue? Moving in to a management role? Whether you connect to the Lifeworks platform by browser at or by free, user-friendly mobile app, you'll discover a wealth of online tools to help you address whatever challenge you may be facing. 

Log into the Lifeworks platform now to view their popular Online Toolkits - themed collections of tips and resources to help you manage change, address personal issues, and prepare for major life events. Toolkits include: 

  • Depression
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Financial Well-being
  • Health and Well-being
  • Stress Management
  • Student Life
  • Divorce
  • Identity Theft
  • The First 3 Months With a New Baby
  • Weight Loss
  • And Many More! 

If you're seeking practical information and strategies, Lifeworks is here to help, any time, 24/7. Call us toll-free to connect with a professional consultant, or log in to the platform to access the resources you need. 

User ID: ballstate
Password: cardinals
Toll-Free: 888-456-1324
TTY: 800-346-9188
En Espanol: 888-732-9020


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First Time User

  1. Log into
  2. Enter the user ID “ballstate” and password “cardinals”
  3. Drop down "Life" at the top of the page and click "Wellness Tools"
  4. Click “Create Your Account"
  5. Continue to fill out the registration fields. Click “Submit” at the bottom when finished.

Returning Users

  1. Log into
  2. Enter the personal ID and password that you created. User ID will be a full email address.
  3. Drop down "Life" at the top of the page and click "Wellness Tools"
  4. Click on "Go to Wellness Tools"

If you have forgotten your username or password, do not create a new account.Click on "Forgot your Password" and enter your email address. 

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  1. log into
  2. Use your personal ID and password that you created. Your user id will be a full email address.
  3. Click “Open Wellness Tools.”
  4. At the top, click the “Track Exercise” link. A drop-down box will appear. Click “Connect your Device.”
  5. Select the device that you would like to sync. Click “connect” and follow prompts.

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Devices and Apps Compatible with Lifeworks
Device or App Notes Steps Exercise Weight
Adidas MiCoach MiCoach app works with fit smart and smart run exercise tracking devices X
Body Media BodyMedia FIT line includes CORE and LINK step-tracking armbands. X
FatSecret FatSecret Calorie Counter is a free app that allows input of exercise and weight. X X
Fitbit Line of clip-on and wristband step trackers. Fitbit Aria is a scale that feeds weight data to the Fitbit app. X X
Fitbug Fitbug Orb is a motion and sleep tracker that can be used as a clip-on or a wristband. Fitbug WoW scale feeds weight data to the Fitbug app. X X
Garmin Connect Line of “vivo” clip-on and wristband step and exercise trackers X X
iHealth iPhone app. On newer phones with motion detectors, iHealth tracks steps. App allows input of weight. X X
Jawbone UP Line of UP clip-on and wristband step and exercise trackers. X X
Life Fitness LF Connect app links data from Life Fitness exercise equipment to a user’s mobile device. X
Lumo Lumo Lift is a wearable sensor that tracks posture, steps, distance, and calories burned. X
MapMyFitness App uses a mobile device’s built-in GPS to track exercise. X
Misfit Wearables Misfit Flash and Misfit Shine are wrist band activity trackers. Speedo Shine tracks swimming activity. X X
Movable Movband wristband activity tracker X
Moves App Free app uses motion sensor in phone to track walking, running, biking, and transit travel. X X
RunKeeper Free app uses motion sensor and GPS in phone to track steps, distance, pace, and routes. User can enter weight. X X
Strava App tracks running cycling activity using GPS on mobile device. X
VitaDock ViFit activity tracker works with VitaDock software to track steps X
Withings Activité and Pulse O2 wristband activity trackers. Smart Body Analyzer is a digital scale that feeds data to the Health Mate app. X X

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Option A: Sync Your Fitbit to LifeWorks

  1. Log into
  2. Click on “Open Wellness Tools.”
  3. Click on “Track Exercise.”
  4. Click on “Connect your Device.”
  5. Choose your device and click “Connect.”

Option B: Enter Your Steps Manually on the LifeWorks Website

  1. Log into
  2. Click on “Open Wellness Tools.”
  3. Click on “Track Exercise.”
  4. Click on “Step Log.”
  5. Enter your daily total steps.

Option C: Download the HealthyNow+ Mobile App

  1. Log into
  2. Click on “Open Wellness Tools.”
  3. Click on “HealthyNow.”
  4. Enter your cell phone number.
  5. Select a four-digit PIN.
  6. Select your cell phone provider.

From your cell phone: download the free HealthyNow app

  1. Enter your cell phone number.
  2. Enter the portal code: lifeworks.
  3. Enter your four-digit PIN.

You should be connected to your Lifeworks account now. Tap on “Steps” to enter your total daily steps manually.

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  1. Log into
  2. Click "Open Wellness Tools."
  3. Click the "Incentive" tab to log your activities and earn incentive points.
  4. Select the date of the activity.
  5. Check the box next to the activity.
  6. Click "Update" to save your points.