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Wellness Warriors – September 2020

Name:  Daneen Johnson Department: Career Connections Center Years of Service: 2 What are some of your favorite hobbies? kayaking, crafting, napping, playing my bass guitar, walking/reading on the beach, laughing, watching movies, and eating with family and friends   How do you live a healthy lifestyle? My healthy lifestyle has revolved around my interest in gastronomy and love […]

Farmers Markets

Gainesville and the surrounding areas host a number of Farmers Markets. Below is a list of the markets that our staff members have identified. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list; if you have any suggestions email hrs-wellness@ufl.edu. For an idea of what’s going to be in season and for sale at the […]

30-Day Fitness Challenge – MHM2020

This year for Men’s Health Week we want to launch a 30-Day Fitness Challenge. This is a self-paced challenge that can easily be added to your daily routines to get into the habit of regular workout, or it can be used to supplement your current workout routines. We have tested and selected a few apps […]

Wellness Warriors – May 2020

It is no secret that we are going through a once in a generation event with the current Covid-19 pandemic. We have all had to change the way we work, play, and interact with others. As we modify our behaviors to maintain a level of health and safety for the greater good, our colleagues continue […]

Wellness Warriors – April 2020

Name:  Katie Clemen Department: UF Advancement Strategic Communications and Marketing Years of Service: 9 years What are some of your favorite hobbies? Running, spending time with my family, swimming, shopping, breakfast picnics and going to the movies. How do you live a healthy lifestyle? Nutrition is key and daily physical activity. I eliminate foods that […]

Wellness Warriors – March 2020

Name:  Stephen G. Perz   Department: Sociology and Criminology & Law   Years of Service: Since 1997    Favorite hobbies: Cycling, hiking, photography, astronomy   How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I am a committed commuter cyclist. I am currently car-free. I ride a bike to work, to the store, to the next town over, etc. Last […]

Adapting Ergonomics to Your Remote Location

In the past few weeks, we have faced new challenges and changes in our workspace environment. Many of us find ourselves working from home for the first time. Part of adapting to this new normality of working remotely is taking a minute to evaluate the new space and make sure that it has a good […]

Superfoods Campaign – Kefir

Hello Gator Nation! Have you followed us on our social media pages yet? Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, @UFatWork. Join us as we begin our social media superfoods campaign and recipe competition! At the beginning of each month, we will introduce one superfood that we will be focusing on throughout that month. We’ll provide you with […]

Wellness Warriors – February 2020

Name:   Adrienne Wright Department:  Department of Neurology-  Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases Years of Service:   22  Years Favorite hobbies?  I love to dance, workout, travel, read and spend time with my family How do you live a healthy lifestyle?  I work out 4-5 days per week and  make healthy dietary choices  by trying to limit […]

Wellness Warriors – January 2020

Name: Stephanie McBride Department: Office of the Provost Years of Service: 5 1/2 years Favorite hobbies? Hiking, cross-stitching, baking and exploring parks and museums How do you live a healthy lifestyle? There are two big things I try to stick with. The first is walking 3-5 miles a day whenever possible (but I up the […]