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Employee Wellness Series

Incorporating wellness into your daily routine can help you manage your stress and anxiety levels, improve your mood and energy, and reduce the likelihood of illnesses. Explore upcoming and on-demand webinars, hosted by various departments and available to all UF faculty and staff, to help you boost your health and overall well-being.

Upcoming webinars

Neurodiversity Webinars: Demystifying Accommodations Panel | April 17, noon
Hosted by UFHR Training & Organizational Development
Join our experts for a panel discussion on accommodations in the workplace. Gain insights into what type of assistance you can ask for, how to access accommodations and dispelling myths around seeking support. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower yourself and your team.

Neurodiversity Webinars: Strategies for Advocating Your Needs in the Workplace | July 22, noon
Hosted by UFHR Training & Organizational Development
This presentation will empower you with essential tools and knowledge to thrive in your professional journey. Discover effective techniques for self-advocacy, communication, and creating a work environment that supports your unique needs. Gain confidence, enhance your workplace experience and take a step closer to achieving your career goals.

Neurodiversity Webinars: ADHD in the Workplace Panel | Oct. 16, noon
Hosted by UFHR Training & Organizational Development
Navigate the complexities of ADHD in the workplace with our expert panel. Gain insights into effective strategies for both individuals with ADHD and their colleagues.

On-demand webinars

Workplace well-being
Explore UF wellness programs and resources

Learn about UF programs, workshops and resources available to faculty and staff to help improve your overall health and well-being.

Hosted June 2023

Relaxation Micro-Moments and Winding Down Techniques

The trick to stress-management is to intervene via multiple “micro-moments” of relaxation or mindful practices which only take 15 to 60 seconds. In this webinar, you’ll learn simple winding-down routines that can end the day in a calming, mindful way.

Office Ergonomics Workshop

Learn how to create a comfortable workstation to help reduce muscle fatigue and increase productivity.

Motivate Your Mind with Healthy Habits in the Workplace

Join UF/IFAS Extension Agents Amy Mullins and Molly Jameson for tips and strategies on how to keep your mind engaged and build healthy habits in the workplace.

Ctrl+Alt+Disconnect: Setting Healthy Boundaries with Technology

In this 30-minute webinar, you’ll  learn the harms of excessive screen time among adults and children, identify strategies to eliminate excess technology use and benefit from improved overall well-being.

Strategies to Handle Workplace Conflict

Many of our personal conflicts are caused by a lack of communication, and conflict in the workplace is no different. UF EAP Counselor Devin Shorey discussed the challenges workplace conflict can cause, and how to create a healthier work environment.

Additional resources:

Employee Assistance Program
Guided Meditation Sessions
Introduction to Mindfulness
Sign up for a Calm membership
PowerPoint presentation

Hosted February 2024

General well-being
Communication Skills for Families

Communication is a fine art that we often take for granted. It takes more than physical and verbal abilities to communicate. It takes energy along with the ability to offer support and demonstrate understanding and compassion when communicating within your family. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to identify the elements of good family communication.

Managing Holiday Stress

The holidays can be one of the happiest times of the year, yet it can also be one of the most stressful. Maintaining balance and keeping stress from overwhelming you are the keys to an enjoyable holiday season. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to identify ways to cope with emotional stressors of the holidays.

Caregiver Support Workshop Series

Whether taking care of an older relative or a child with health conditions, the responsibilities of a caregiver can take a toll on their well-being. To assist faculty and staff who fulfill the role of a caregiver, we have compiled resources and recorded a series of webinars that tackle topics such as self-care, must-have legal documents, the Family Medical Leave Act and more.

Nutrition Intuition: An Introduction to Intuitive Eating

Are you tired of the dieting, restriction and lifestyle change hamster wheel? Learn how to bring peace to food, body and self through an introduction of the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating with UF Registered Dietitian Jessie Furman.

Hosted June 2023

Building a Healthy Charcuterie Board

Join UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent Jill Breslawski for tips on how to build a healthy charcuterie board.

Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Join UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Andrea Nikolai as she discusses how you can use herbs and spices to benefit your health and overall well-being.

Additional resources:

Cooking with fresh herbs
12 Great ways to use healthy herbs and spices
Herbs – Flavor and health enhancers

Improve your Grocery Management Skills to Reduce Food Waste

Join UF/IFAS Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent and Registered Dietitian Amy Mullins to learn how you can reduce your food waste the next time you visit the grocery store.