Calendar: Working Well
All Day Event
Start: October 31, 2023
End: October 31, 2023
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Programming will be offered around the five pillars of wellbeing- financial, community, physical, social and career. Join us Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the Student Center. All Ball State employees are invited to attend the Cardinal Day of Well-being. 

Cardinal Day of Well Being

Digital Tools to Help You Stay on Track (Physical Wellbeing) - Presented by Breanna Lomaz, Anthem

Room Location: Pineshelf

Learn about Anthem’s digital tools to help you keep track of your overall health, including preventative care and cancer screenings, as well as search for providers that best fit your needs.  


INPRS - Understanding Your Plan - a PERF/TRF Presentation - Presented by Laura Amonette, INPRS

Room Location: Cardinal Hall C

Not ready to retire but still wanting to know more about your retirement benefits plan? 

  • What plan am I in?
  • How does the plan work?
  • Explanation of retirement benefits
  • Information about working after retirement.
  • Answers to your benefit plan questions.


Laughter Yoga and You! (Social, Physical Wellbeing) - Presented by Cindy Cash, Certified Laughter Yoga Specialist

Room Location: Music Lounge

Are you stressed out, depressed or having health problems? Do you want to bring more laughter and joy into your life? Experience laughter yoga.  It combines laughter exercises with yoga breathing techniques (Pranayama) which brings more oxygen to our body and brain making us feel more energetic and healthier. Ten to 15 minutes of LY exercises can reduce stress, make your immune system stronger and keep your mind positive during challenging times.  


Keeping Up with Your Credit Score (Financial Wellbeing) - Presented by BSU Financial 

Room Location: Cardinal Hall A

Your credit score – it’s one of the most important, and complicated numbers in your life. Join Financial Center for a workshop where you’ll receive tangible guidance on maximizing your score.

During this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • The factors that make up your credit score
  • Strategies for managing and improving your credit report and score.
  • Tips for building your credit and how it can save you money.


Health Savings or Flexible Spending Account:  What’s the difference and Why does it matter? - Presented by Angie Gregory, Director of Employee Benefits

Room Location: Pineshelf

Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts are available to Ball State employees.  Learn about what these programs are, how they can be used to support you and your family. 


Improve Your Sleep; Improve Your Wellbeing (Physical Wellbeing) - Presented by Dr. Lynn Witty

Room Location: Cardinal Hall C

Losing sleep may be costing you your health.   Learn why sleep is so important, common problems that affect your sleep quality and tips to get a better night’s rest. 

Feel the Rhythm (Social Wellbeing) - Presented by Mr. Ishmael Konney, Assistant Teaching Professor in West African Dance

Room Location: Music Lounge

Experience a drum circle while exploring the musical patterns of the Kpanlogo rhythm. Kpanlogo is a traditional music and dance form originating from Ghana. No drum experience required


There's Nothing to Do in Muncie! - Presented by Michelle Kinsey, Communications Manager in the Office of Community Engagement

Room Location: Cardinal Hall A

You will NOT be saying that after this session, which will provide an overview of the many activities and resources available in Muncie and Delaware County.  Whether it's great local art or the great outdoors, this community has so much to offer! Warning: Your calendar may be filled with awesome events to attend after this session.


What I Wish I Knew Before I Retired - Panel Discussion (Social / Community Wellbeing)   

Room Location: Cardinal Hall B

Come and learn from a panel of recent Ball State retirees about how they adjusted to life in retirement and what helps them thrive in their wellbeing now.    Panelists will share their experiences followed by a time for questions and discussion.

Voluntary Benefits from Hartford - Presented by Hartford

Room Location: Pineshelf

Learn more about voluntary benefits offered by Hartford including critical illness, accident insurance and hospital indemnity.   Participants will learn what they are, how they work and why you might consider adding them to your plan this year.


Get Started and Save for the Future You (Financial Wellbeing) - Presented by Andy Marsh, Fidelity

Room Location: Cardinal Hall A

It’s never too early to plan for your future.   Learn tips and strategies to get started and start saving for your future you!  


Retirement Readiness - Presented by Lauren Craycraft, Retiree Benefits Specialist

Room Location: Cardinal Hall C         

Thinking of retiring from Ball State?   Meet your Retiree Benefits Specialist at Ball State and learn what happens when you are ready to talk retirement.


Breathwork for busy professionals (Physical Wellbeing) - Presented by Cara Chowning, Assistant Teaching Professor (Vocal Coach and Music Appreciation) and Breathwork instructor, In-Tune Artistry

Room Location: Cardinal Hall B

Learn how breathwork can release stress and reset your day. Understand some basic science behind using the breath and what exactly Breathwork is anyway.  Master a few simple practices to do at work, at home or anytime you need a break.