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Tips for tidying up your finances

Spring cleaning is not just limited to tidying up your home. As we near the middle of the year, it’s a good time to review your financial goals and make any necessary adjustments. A few ways you can get started include: Register for a Fidelity finance workshop Check out GatorCare’s Money 101 resources Explore UFHR Wellness’ Financial Literacy […]

Move more for better health

Regular physical activity is a great way to improve our overall well-being. Explore UF’s wellness resources to discover ways to incorporate physical activity into a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few to help you get started:  Learn about cycle commuting at UF Faculty and staff yoga classes Take the 31-day deskercise challenge Explore GatorCare’s virtual […]

Nature as a partner in lifelong wellness

Incorporating nature into our lives is a great way to counter potential stressors and increase our wellness. To learn how you can access nature to enhance your well-being, listen to our Wellness Talk with Leah Diehl, director of Therapeutic Horticulture at Wilmot Gardens.  Additional resources you can explore:  Therapeutic Horticulture Program UF campus walking maps Explore Florida state […]

Explore ways to move more for better health

To kick off National Move More Month, we invite you to check out our Wellness Talk on Moving More for Better Health with UFHR Health Promotion Specialist Yusof Al-Wadei, MPH, to learn how physical activity can improve your well-being. Looking to add more physical activity to your day? Download our campus walking map for 10 routes you can explore throughout […]

Finding the approach to nutrition that works for you

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, we recently spoke with UF Health’s Employee Wellness Program Manager Jonathan Vredenburg about how to make healthy eating choices in a world of flavors. Listen to this Wellness Talk on Spotify or watch the recording on Mediasite. A couple of additional articles to explore: Navigating Diet Culture (from UF Health)  Find Seasonal Produce Near You (from the […]

New program merges art and mindfulness

The Harn Museum of Art and the UF Mindfulness team have created an Art & Mindfulness program that offers a series of guided meditations inspired by art in the Harn collections and held at the museum. The sessions are free and open to the public, with the next session scheduled for March 28 at 3:30 […]

Explore UF Health support groups and classes

Did you know UF Health offers support groups for individuals experiencing or recovering from a range of medical and health conditions? Several groups are open to the public and welcome caregivers. Health classes available to the public are also offered on topics such as childbirth education and smoking cessation. Visit the UF Health Support Group & […]

Explore ways to establish a healthier relationship with food

As part of National Nutrition Month, check out this previously recorded Wellness Talk with Jessie Furman to learn about intuitive eating, dieting and red flags within nutritional trends. Furman is a registered dietitian and assistant director for nutrition at UF’s Department of Recreational Sports. Additional resources to explore: UF RecSports’ Nutrition counseling services for faculty, staff and students U.S. Department of […]

Discover ways to improve your sleeping habits

Sleep deprivation can negatively affect your health and quality of life. UFHR Wellness’ Good Night Gators program provides online coaching to help you build healthy sleeping habits easily and consistently.  The program can be completed on demand, or you can register for one of three live online sessions to be held during Sleep Awareness Week, March […]

Resilience & Mindfulness at Work series kicks off next week

This five-part series takes a holistic approach to the physical, cognitive and emotional aspects of resilience in the workplace while helping participants find greater alignment with their individual purpose and values. Learn about the importance of personal resilience at work and discover resources to develop self-awareness and strengthen resilience through reflection and mindfulness practices. Participants […]