For Individuals

Our simple and engaging Balanced Card Sorts products can be done on on your own, with a friend or family member, a teacher or mentor, or with the help of a career counselor or coach, and are meant to help bring you clarity around what you want and need, specifically, to build more happiness, health, and purpose in your work and life. 

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The Work-Life Balance Assessment

Available as a digital drag-and-drop card sort tool or a hands-on, hard-copy card deck, the Work-Life Balance Assessment is a meaningful activity to use on your own or give to a friend, loved one, coworker, employee.  

Perfect for individuals who want to find clarify about what they want and need for a happier, healthier, more balance life, this card deck will walk users through categorizing and ranking and series of career and personal priorities.

 Once cards are sort, the user will complete several follow-up and goal-setting questions to help them find meaning, direction, and balance when it comes to their personal and professional life. A thoughtful resource and gift for helping people avoid burnout and discover their happiest, healthiest, most authentic self.  

 The Student Career Values Card Sort

The Student Career Values Card Sort offers youth ages 12-25 the opportunity to identify their career and work-life balance values, and gets them in the habit of making career choices based on those values as they explore and build their career. 

This simple, hands on activity, available digitally and as a hard-copy card deck is designed to help students think about building a career that fits with who they are and what they want their work-life balance to look like moving forward. It considers career values from a holistic perspective, and incorporates values that speak not just to their career and occupational health, but to their wellbeing as a whole. 

The Student Wellness Card Sort

The Student Wellness Card Sort is a simple tool, available digitally and  as a hard-copy card deck, that helps youth ages 12-25 prioritize their needs and goals when it comes to their health, balance, and wellness. 

This tool helps turn the often intangible into something tangible, by providing students with concrete language and structured prompts that help them find clarity, identify their health and well-being priorities, and ask for the supports they need. 

Developed using a holistic, wellness-based framework, this card sort activity helps students identify what they need more of to help reduce stress and improve their overall wellbeing. 



"In addition to giving students autonomy in their wellness journey, this program elevated staff and faculty's view on how they might encourage and facilitate the well-being of students."

- Kaye Godbey, Coordinator of Wellness Programs, Marshall University

Marshall University Case Study

An engaging solution that promotes well-being at both the individual student and campus-wide level.

How it works:

  • Interactive Card Sort Activity:

    Using our simple digital platform, students sort 35 wellness priority cards, each grounded in the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, to help them clarify and articulate their mental health and well-being priorities.

  • Downloadable Workbook:

    Students receive a digital workbook, which guides them through developing a self-care action plan, highlights your school’s wellness resources, and encourages them to reach out for support.

  • Aggregate Data Insights:

    You'll receive aggregate data insights into students' reported wellness priorities, allowing for informed decision making and optimized resource allocation to meet their well-being needs.

  • Proactive Wellness Programming:

    Spend more time doing the health promotion and prevention work you love, by offering your students a proactive, holistic, campus-wide solution that helps improve the well-being of all of your students.

Embedding well-being into your individual department or across your entire campus.

We'll partner closely with you to better understand your specific needs, and collaborate to establish a simple, smooth, and cost-effective implementation plan that's aligned with your mission, goals, and budget.

Implementation Strategy

Orientation Programming

  • Offer the card sort as an activity for students to do before they arrive on campus, &/or during the first week of school, to get them thinking about their well-being priorities & what they need to succeed as they transition to school.
  • Use as a way to introduce the mental health & wellness resources available on campus.
  • Highlight your school's commitment to helping new students take care of their well-being from day-one.

First Year Experience

  • Include in your FYE curriculum to help normalize prioritizing mental health & well-being.
  • Assign as pre-work & discuss wellness goals and strategies in pairs, small groups, &/or as a class.
  • Help students develop critical life skills & build agency in advocating for their own well-being.
  • Improve well-being literacy on campus.

Peer Mentoring & Education

  • Use as a peer-to-peer mentoring tool for exploring and articulating mental health & well-being needs.
  • Provide as a paired goal-setting activity.
  • Use as a structure for support & accountability to help students following through with their well-being goals.

Wellness Programming

  • Use as a homework assignment & discussion activity for wellness workshops & classes.
  • Use in one-on-one wellness counseling sessions.
  • Offer as a standing resource on your Wellness Services webpage.
  • Encourage students to use the tool during Wellness & Stress Buster Weeks.

Counseling & Advising

  • Offer as part of the intake process to help students prepare for individual or group counseling or advising sessions.
  • Provide as a grounding exercise for students who are feeling overwhelmed or distressed.
  • Use as a guide to help students develop a specific well-being goal and action steps for taking care of their mental health & well-being.

Residential Life Programming

  • Help roommates & dorm communities talk openly with each other about their wellness priorities.
  • Encourage them to support one another in reaching their goals & serve as accountability partners.


  • Provide as a pre-season wellness check-in & goal setting exercise for student athletes.
  • Offer during times of high stress as a grounding & resilience building activity.
  • Use for team-building , group support & accountability.

"The Wellness Card Sort gives us a current snapshot of student wellness priorities. We’re using this information to make strategic decisions about wellness programming to address student needs in the moment."

- Paula Fitzpatrick, Director, Center for Well-Being, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WPI Case Study

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