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Fostering Belonging – Mental Health Blogging Series

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August 9, 2023

By Daniel Gonzalez (UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County) and Chelsea Jones (Cornell Cooperative Extension Cortland County)   We welcome you back to our mental health blogging series, where we discuss each of the 4-H Essential Elements and ... READ MORE

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

Five Essentials for Workplace Well-Being

August 2, 2023

Mental health disorders can affect anyone, any time, and anywhere. Certain environments can push the stress button at any given moment, becoming the catalyst in altering our mood and how we think. The workplace is just one example of an ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Employees, Gratitude, Mental Health, Ocextension, Public Health, Surgeon General, Teamwork, Trust, Workplace Well-being
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July 2023 Classes and Events

July 3, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this July! Below is our current class list for the month. Child Passenger Safety Seminar July 2023 July 7  |  9 am - 11 am Learn about correct selection, ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Advocacy, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Child Passenger Safety, Child Safety, Communication Skills, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Food Handlers Certification, Food Safety, Local Government, Market Poultry, Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, Pesticide, Pesticide License, Poultry, Poultry Project, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farming, Youth Master Naturalist

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
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How Spending More Time Outside Can Benefit Your Health

May 8, 2023

In recent years, many of us have been spending more time indoors and less time outdoors. With busy schedules, it can be difficult to prioritize spending time outside and in nature. But, did you know that spending more time outside can actually ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Brain Heatlh, Exercise, Fitness, Health, Health And Wellness, Health Benefits, Healthy Choices, Healthy Habits, Healthy Living, Helathy Lifestyle, Mental Health, Outdoor Activities, Physical Activity, Physical Health, Quality Of Life, Social, Social Health

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

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