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Awareness and Intelligence with Emotions


May 4, 2020

Emotion is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "any agitation or disturbance of mind, feeling, passion; any vehement or excited mental state. Emotions are a part of every human being. There are hundreds of emotions along with variations, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Awareness, Covid-19, Emotional Intelligence, Emotions, Kindness, Mindful, Mindfulness, Youth, Youth Development

Graduating Student Spotlight: Tasnim Mitu


April 27, 2020

Today's graduating student spotlight is Tasnim Mitu! Tasnim is graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering. While studying in the ABE department, Tasnim was able to find her passion for packaging engineering. Read more ... READ MORE

Category: Curriculum, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Biological Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Packaging Sciences, UFABE, Undergraduate

Reaction Versus Responding


April 24, 2020

Response and reaction are very different things. They may look alike but they feel completely different. Reaction When something happens to you and you immediately act, that is a reaction. There is typically no thought involved in this, almost ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Change, Fight Or Flight, Mindfulness, Reaction Versus Response, Youth Development

What is Mindfulness?


April 23, 2020

Mindfulness is paying attention to what is going on around us in a way that allows us to respond rather than react. In addition, it is a quality of being still on the inside and recognizing that this quality is always available, even when our ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Brain, Destress, Mindful, Mindfulness, Practicing

Understanding Our Connection to Others


April 22, 2020

Our mind controls our interactions with others and can influence our interactions in a positive or negative direction. The positive and negative influence others and how they feel or interact as a result of this. When trying to understand our ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Connecting With Others, Covid-19, Covid19, Mindfulness, Positive

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