Wellness Workshops

Sign up your department for one of our 15-60 minute wellness workshops on a topic ranging from meal prepping to stress management. View your options, and then utilize the form at the bottom of the page to request a workshop. Presentations are currently offered via Zoom due to social distancing requirements. With any questions, please contact the GatorCare team at gatorcarewellness@shands.ufl.edu.

General Wellness

Intro to Wellness

This short 10-minute presentation is a perfect addition to your next staff meeting! You will gain practical tips on how to improve your wellbeing at work and learn how to access all of the current wellness opportunities and offerings available to you.

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Getting SMART About Your Goals

Whether it’s eating healthier, exercising regularly, stressing less, or any other improvement, many of us want to improve our health. In this workshop, learn how to create and achieve SMART goals successfully.

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Physical Wellness

Deskercise

Feeling tied to your desk lately? You’re not alone. Many American workers have a desk job and are sedentary six to eight hours a day. In this presentation, you will learn fun and easy ways to build activity into your workday– often without even leaving your desk!

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Meal Prep 101

Learn to prepare tasty, nutritious meals in advance so that you can have healthy options on hand throughout your week. This practical workshop will empower you with tools to improve your overall health, save you time and money, and remove stress from daily life.

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Mindful Eating

Weight management isn’t only what and how much you eat – it’s also about how you relate to food, eating, and your body. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use mindfulness to cultivate a healthier relationship with food that can result in achievable weight management.

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Emotional Wellness

Beyond the Stress Ball

This powerful workshop offers practical tools for managing stress that go beyond traditional advice. You’ll learn how effective thinking, mindfulness, and relaxation techniques can lower your stress level and increase your quality of life.

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Happiness Hacks

According to “The How of Happiness,” 10% of our happiness is determined by our circumstances, 50% is determined by genetics, and 40% is determined by our thoughts and actions. Learn how to tap into that 40% with twelve science-backed strategies.

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Mastering Meditation

Have you heard of all the great things that meditation can do, but just aren’t sure where to start? Learn all about the history, the different types, and the tips & tricks you need to dive in to the practice, regardless of your prior experience.

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Shaping Your Next Normal

Adversity can shape you instead of breaking you, but only if you know how to harness it. Learn strategies for accepting your current circumstances and shaping your “next normal.”

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Occupational Wellness

Boost: Transform Your Energy

Today’s fast-paced work environment often leaves us with little to no energy to devote to the things outside of work that matter most. Learn how to work more efficiently, take more effective work breaks, and transform your energy.

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Digital Detox

Are you part of the 75% of Americans who think unplugging periodically would benefit your mental health? Have you avoided it because you’re not sure how to start? This workshop covers several habit changes that can help you improve your relationship with technology.

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Team Building

Improve your communication skills, get to know your team members, and develop new team habits with these fun team-building activities.

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Work-Life Alignment

Learn five techniques for connecting with your purpose and creating meaning in your life, whether you are at home, at work, or at play.

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Workshop Sign-Up

To schedule a live wellness workshop with a UF-UF Health Wellness Team Member, please complete the form below. All fields are mandatory. Group size must be 5 or greater for virtual presentation.