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Read article: Making time for self-care
Making time for self-care
In a previous article I emphasized how...
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Read article: Achieving balance in your life
Achieving balance in your life
“Decide what your priorities are and how much time you’ll spend on them. If you don’t, someone else will.”  - Harvey Mackay...
Read article: Create boundaries between work and homelife
Create boundaries between work and homelife
The effects of no separation between work, family, and no down time to decompress can vary from person to person. On top of that, having to work from...
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Read article: Immerse Yourself in Nature for Improved Health
Immerse Yourself in Nature for Improved Health
I have always been an outdoorsy nature person. When I was a kid, I spent most of my time outside – my parents had the hardest time getting me to come...

News Releases

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Local U of I Extension staff honored with awards
OREGON, Ill. - Ten local University of Illinois Extension staff members were honored at Illinois Extension’s Annual Conference held on Nov. 15-16. The Extension Excellence Awards celebrated the outstanding achievement and exceptional teamwork displayed by talented staff members, from leading...
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New paper offers best practices for LGBTQ+ field scientists and mentors
URBANA, Ill. – People from marginalized gender and sexual identities can have safer experiences participating in ecological field research when leaders incorporate better field safety protocols and advocate for systemic changes, according to a new paper authored by scientists from Earlham...