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Daily meditation

Meditation can lower your stress level, reduce anxiety and depression, increase your ability to concentrate and bring a sense of calm and purpose to your life.

The five languages of love

Love and appreciation are part of everything we value. While we tend to think of romantic love around Valentine’s Day, there’s also love of family and friends, self-love, and love of learning, nature, beauty and more.

Tackling burnout

Educators have stressful jobs with long hours and a range of challenges, and they may experience burnout as a result. Here are some signs of burnout and ways to address it.

Holiday Wellness

The holidays are a time that most people anticipate and enjoy — but some people have a more complicated relationship with the season. Even when you look forward to the holidays, they can be stressful. The key to enjoying the holidays is to know your...

Developing a gratitude practice

Gratefulness is an awareness practice: a way of deepening and directing our attention. Research psychologists have found that people who have a sense of gratitude feel happier, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness and have stronger...

Addiction and families

Addiction is often referred to as a “family disease” because it affects the entire family.

Getting it all done

Anyone who works in a demanding setting knows that effective time management is a key to success. Here are some ways to set yourself up for a more productive and better year ahead.

Member Assistance Program

The UFT’s Member Assistance Program (MAP) offers in-service UFT members free, confidential and voluntary individual consultations, as well as group counseling, workshops, professional development and resources provided by licensed mental health...

Wellness Matters: Time management  

As a UFT member, you work in a demanding setting, and your experience tells you that effective time management is a key to success. The following tips can help you manage your time better in the year ahead.

Power your life with a healthy diet

Summer is a great time to get your diet on track for more energy and a healthier and longer life. How much do you know about the building blocks of a healthy diet? This may be the time to fine-tune—or overhaul—what and how you eat.