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360° Mindfulness series returns next week

360° Mindfulness group sessions will return for the Fall 2022 semester beginning Sept. 12. Offered by UF Mindfulness, the group meets online via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday throughout the fall semester. Visit the UF Mindfulness website to view the full schedule and register. 

Wellness strategies for young adults

Are you in your twenties and trying to juggle a career, relationships and health? Attend GatorCare’s The Launch Years webinar on Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. to discover strategies to enhance your occupational, social and overall wellness. Register

Expand your nutrition knowledge with upcoming wellness series

Led by UF Health registered dietitians, GatorCare’s Nourished Life is a six-week virtual series starting Aug. 29 that will equip you with knowledge to make informed nutrition choices for you and your family. Participants will learn about food safety, meal prepping, creating balanced meals and more. Complete this Qualtrics survey to register for the series.  

Cultivating better mental health through gardening

The idea of using gardening as a method to promote better health and well-being has been around since the 19th century. A recent article written by UF scientists suggests that many people may indeed reap mental health benefits from working with plants — even if they’ve never gardened before.   New to gardening and want […]

Complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment survey by June 21

Over the past two weeks, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants have received emails inviting them to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment. Sponsored and distributed by the American College Health Association in partnership with UFHR Wellness, the survey is designed to provide data that will inform UFHR’s wellness programs and services. The deadline to […]

Upcoming webinar will offer advice on rising above burnout

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, or NCFDD, will host a guest webinar on “Rising Above Burnout” on Tuesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. Kristin Croyle, Ph.D., dean of the State University of New York at Oswego, will share concrete steps faculty members can take to continue to find energy, satisfaction and joy in […]

Survey aims to assess faculty and staff well-being at UF and nationwide

Last week, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants received an email from the American College Health Association (ACHA) with an invitation to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment (ACHA-NFSHA). This national research study is designed to help establish health standards for universities throughout the nation, including at the University of Florida.    Data […]

Get the latest on lupus research and patient experience

As part of Lupus Awareness Month, we sat down with four UF researchers to discuss ongoing research efforts to address this autoimmune disorder as well as the outcomes and prognosis of patients with lupus. Listen to our Wellness Talks on Spotify or watch the recordings on Mediasite. Lupus Patient Experience — Spotify | Mediasite  Lupus Research and Awareness — Spotify | Mediasite

Find the help you need to support better mental health

Our mental health plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we invite you to explore the following resources designed to support your and your family’s mental well-being.  Our Resilient Gator program offers strategies to help build your resilience. Register today for a live session on May 26 or June […]

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 […]