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Learn more about cycle commuting at UF, and ride with us to the farmers’ market

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a special wellness presentation will highlight programs and resources for those looking to commute to and around campus via bicycle. Additionally, the next group ride to the farmers’ market will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Learn more.

Next Wellness Wednesday: Supporting our colleagues

The presentation, “What to Do When a Colleague is in Distress,” will discuss becoming familiar with signs of distress among colleagues. Learn how to talk about these signs and practice sharing your concerns, as well as helpful ways to motivate them to seek additional help. Experts from the UF Counseling and Wellness Center will explain the signs of distress and best practices for what we should do for our fellow colleagues.

Latest Wellness Wednesday now online

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You can now view a recording of the latest Wellness Wednesday, “Nature as a Partner in Lifelong Wellness” presented by Elizabeth Diehl.

March Wellness Wednesday addresses brain health

On March 6, Demetrius Maraganore, MD, BJ and Eve Wilder Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease in the UF Department of Neurology, presented “Paradigm Shift: From Brain Disorders to Brain Health – Primary Prevention of Cognitive Decline and Dementia” as part of our Wellness Wednesday series. If you missed the presentation, you can now view the recording online.

UFHR health promotion specialist Yusof Al-Wadei shares “Life’s Simple 7”

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UF at Work recently sat down with UFHR health promotion specialist Yusof Al-Wadei to learn more about his work to help foster faculty and staff wellness at UF. His recent Wellness Wednesday talk about “Life’s Simple 7” is now available for online viewing.

Wellness Wednesday presentations for the new year to help you “Get Up and Go!”

During this quarter’s Wellness Wednesday series — the theme of which is “Get Up and Go!” — we’ll highlight some of the simple lifestyle changes that we can adopt to have a huge impact on our life.

Join December wellness events online or in person for some healthy holiday cheer

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We’re hosting two wellness events this month designed to put you in a healthy and happy holiday spirit. Join us in person or via Facebook Live for a “Seasons Eatings” event at the Field & Fork Garden on Dec. 12 and for a cozy “Ask the Dietitian” event at the Keene Faculty Center on Dec. 18.

Get your hands dirty! November, December wellness events take us into the garden

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December’s Wellness Wednesday will take participants out of the classroom and into the garden by joining Field and Fork’s Anna Prizzia and Dina Liebowitz for a special “Seasons Eatings” on the farm at Field and Fork’s Community Gardens.

Nutrition-focused Wellness Wednesdays, free fitness classes and walking challenge return this fall

As the semester gets into full swing, keep in mind the many opportunities available right here at UF to help you take care of yourself and be your best.