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Influence, Credibility and Wellness: Ask Before You Act
What influences people the most? Think about what might influence you. If I ask you to lose five pounds in three weeks, is that enough to motivate you to change? Well, are you Googling “treadmills,” “diet plans,” or “gyms nearby” yet? Not likely… What if your best friend asks you to lose five pounds? Or your primary care doctor? Would that make you feel a little more inclined? Yes, it probably would


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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your


NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University


Ready for a Health Change? There’s a Science to That
I’m going to let you in on a secret because I am that passionate about what I do. In case you’re wondering, my entire job is built upon helping you become the healthiest version of yourself


Holistic Healthy Behaviors
Co-authored by Ashley Johnston, Family & Consumer Sciences Agents Duval County We talk a lot about the social determinants of health, health outcomes, and data in our academic environment at UF/IFAS. Today we are shifting our lens to focus on you and talk about what motivates you to make a change


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    Are You Proactive or Reactive with Your Finances
    The economic effect of the pandemic has led to stimulus checks, Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer( P-EBT), and Advance Child Tax Credit for certain families. How are you managing the extra money coming into your household? Are you proactive or reactive? Did you pay your expenses with the extra money, or are you splurging for something you want? A spending plan can help you manage your finances and tracking your expenses will allow you to know


    Are your Financials in Order to Purchase a Home ?
    There are many reasons to purchase a home, from building generational wealth to not hearing neighbors' footsteps all night. Whatever the reason, make sure your financials are on the right track