Upcoming Wellness Wednesdays


January 4, 2017

Cultivating Wellness in 2017: Throw Out Your Resolutions

Tamara Warner, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital

Do you make New Year’s resolutions in January only to abandon them in a matter of months or even weeks? Explore why resolutions don’t work and how you can take a more mindful approach to cultivating greater wellness in all areas of your life.  Learn several tools to help you move away from “striving” and “accomplishing goals” to a more process and strengths-based approach that draws on principles from positive psychology and mindfulness. Register Now!

February 1, 2017

Women and Coronary Artery Disease

Anita Wokhlu, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Join us in honoring National Heart month. Heart disease is the leading killer of American women, yet heart disease and related risk factors are often missed in women. Learn about your risk for heart disease, what makes it more likely and how to help protect your heart by adopting heart-healthy habits. Register Now!

March 1, 2017

Fruit Trees for Your Florida Friendly Landscape

Wendy Wilber, Statewide Master Gardener Program Coordinator

UF/IFAS Alachua County Extension Service

Fruits provide vital nutrients for maintenance of your body. With a little training and a sunny spot in the yard you could be producing your own blueberries, figs, persimmons, plums, grapes and more. This class will go over variety selection, planting, fertilizing, pruning and maintenance of the best fruit trees for North and Central Florida.

Register Now!

April 5, 2017

Online and Mobile Wellness Resources

Maggie Ansell, MLIS, Nursing and Consumer Health Liaison Librarian

Discover trustworthy and useful health resources that are freely available online and designed to be understood by the layperson.  Learn about some of the most popular websites for health information, such as MedlinePlus, as well as useful mobile apps for keeping track of your health and maintaining healthy habits. Register Now!