This month brings UF-UF Health Wellness’ Spring Walking Challenge and Florida Bike Month, which will include several campuswide events.
This spring, the UF Field & Fork Campus Food Program, in partnership with UFHR WorkLife, will present a series of monthly courses designed to demonstrate that cooking vegetables, especially when in season, can be easy, fun and delicious.
The flu vaccine can keep you from getting the flu, make the flu less severe if you do get it and keep you from spreading flu to your family and others.
tart the new year off on the right foot by taking advantage of these and other free wellness resources available to UF faculty and staff. For more information on these and other programs to support you on your wellness journey, be sure to visit the UFHR WorkLife website.
In an effort to better accommodate nursing mothers at UF, the university added three lactation rooms to campus last year. The lactation rooms, which are open to all UF students, faculty and staff, are a partnership between UF Human Resources, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Business Affairs and various colleges and units around campus.
The UF Health Palliative Care Program is offering a Cancer Support and Wellness Series on the second Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon, beginning this month.
Be sure your loved ones, including the children in your family, know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke.
Bring your lunch to the UFHR Building (903 West University Ave.) the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. for presentations on a range of wellness topics provided by UF and UF Health experts.
UF Health Integrative Medicine has announced its calendar of events for winter and spring 2018, which includes yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and more.
Registration is now open for the Watch Your Step! 5K race on Feb. 10 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Florida Museum.
The enrollment deadline for spring/summer GatorGradCare health insurance is Jan. 30, 2018.
Many Americans gain between one and five pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. To resist the added weight gain, you are invited to join the 11th annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge.
Often individuals who experience a mental and/or substance use disorder feel isolated and alone. Yet every year millions of Americans experience these conditions. Individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders need support from their friends and families, who can create environments and relationships that promote acceptance.
This fall, UFHR’s Wellness Wednesday presentations focus on ways to improve your nutritional habits for better overall health.
Help a fellow Gator by donating non-perishable proteins and grains or other food and toiletries to the Alan & Cathy Hitchcock Pantry during the month of October. Departments can compete by collecting the most food and funds. The winning department will receive a delivery of party snacks to celebrate their efforts.
Don’t miss this one-day event filled with information, activities and resources designed with UF employees in mind. The Fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
The Student Health Care Center is offering flu shots for faculty and staff at outreach events on campus throughout the months of September and October.
UF faculty and staff are invited to meet at the north end zone inside the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium beginning Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. for an outdoor fitness adventure class. The class will be piloted for four weeks in October with a regular schedule to be announced in 2018.
The Gator Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and HealthStreet/Fresh Wagon provide two opportunities to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables right on campus.
This year’s event, to be held Sept. 25, will feature sessions on topics including mindfulness and political discourse, cultural digital paranoia and mania, mindfulness and social media, multicultural mindfulness and compassion, socially-engaged mindfulness, yoga, and more.
Choose your favorite organic farm to join and get a share of their harvest each week, October through June.
Free group classes are open to all faculty, staff and graduate assistants at a variety of locations throughout campus.
Start a group “booster break” with colleagues in your area for a chance to win a free lunch for your group! Submissions are due by the end of the month.
Through Sept. 30, UF RecSports is offering a promotion for faculty and staff who enroll in an annual membership. Members will receive a coupon for 10 percent off premium services including massage therapy, personal training, nutrition services and small group training.
On Wednesday, Aug. 2, UF Mindfulness Project Leader Sabine Grunwald, Ph.D., spoke about how to use mindfulness to enhance work performance by cultivating emotional balance as part of UFHR’s Wellness Wednesday series. Join us for next month’s Wellness Wednesday, Strategies for Managing Stress with Heidi Radunovich, on September 6 from noon – 1pm.
Research suggests taking breaks at work can have a positive impact on how you feel and perform at work, so why not make the effort to use your break time to its fullest? Join one or both of the programs below to bring more energy to your day.
Each quarter of 2017, the UF and UF Health Wellness Committee, along with GatorCare, focuses on a different wellness topic. This quarter focuses on wellness at work.