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Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle Can Seem Like A Daunting Task In Today’s Busy World!

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May 30, 2023

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can seem like a daunting task in today's busy world. But fear not, achieving a well-rounded and healthy lifestyle is possible with the right mindset and habits. Here are ten tips to lead a healthy lifestyle: Incorporate ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life

Nature Helps Nurture the Soul

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May 17, 2023

Did you know that being outside and spending time in nature can reduce stress and anxiety? Connecting with the world outside has also been linked to uplifting overall mood and feelings of happiness. With that being said, have you visited our ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Animals, Exploration Gardens, Flowers, Mental Health, Nature, Ocextension, Outside, Stress, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Prioritize your Mental Health

May 2, 2023

Throughout the month of May, you will see many messages bringing awareness to Mental Health. Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. since 1949. Every year during the month of May, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Depression, Gardening, Improve Cognition, Mental Health, Mental Health Awareness, Ocextension, Physical Activity, Self Care

Cultivating Generosity – Mental Health Blogging Series

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March 28, 2023

By Daniel Gonzalez (UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County) and Chelsea Jones (UF/IFAS Extension Marion County)  Together we are going to embark on a mental health blogging series, discussing each of the 4-H Essential Elements and how to foster ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Educators, Mental Health, Volunteers, Youth

Desde sus raíces en Colombia, esta agente de Extensión de UF/IFAS tiene como objetivo ayudar a los más necesitados

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March 23, 2023

Al crecer en condiciones de pobreza en Bogotá, Colombia, Nelly Nelson conoce de primera mano a los más necesitados. Esta vivencia personal es el motivo principal para que, como agente de Extensión de ciencias de la familia y del consumidor ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agentes De Extension, Alimentacion Saludable, Ciencias De La Familia Y El Consumidor, Colombia, Condado De Manatee, Español, Gestión Financiera, Mes Nacional De La Historia De La Mujer, Mujeres Pioneras, Nelly Nelson, Seguridad Alimentaria, SMART Couples, Spanish, UF-IFAS
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Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 16

March 9, 2023

The short title of SDG16 is “Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions” highlighting the three separate but interconnected focuses of this goal. All of them have a strong impact on human health, and, partially, on animal and environmental ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Circular Health, IFAS One Health, International Women's Day, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, Peace And Justice, SDG16, SDGS
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Youth-led research uncovers insights into needs of those affected by parental incarceration

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March 7, 2023

Parental incarceration is considered an adverse childhood experience (ACE), and research shows that it can have a lasting negative impact on children’s behavior, mental health and educational outcomes. According to the National Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Erin Vines, Family, Michelle Abraczinskas, News, Youth And Community Sciences
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Learning about Urban Agriculture

February 28, 2023

Since 2020, people have had a lot to think about. A pandemic, grief, loss of old comforts and rituals, difficulties that came with adapting, possible ways to help, and different ways to address daily questions and issues. "What can I do to get ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Hannah Wooten, Urban Agriculture

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