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This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, August 22, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, August 23, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, August 24, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

FSAP health and wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

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Approaching Procrastination with Self-Compassion

This lunchtime seminar is offered for those interested in overcoming procrastination by cultivating self-compassion. Chronic procrastination often triggers negative self-evaluations, recriminations and ruminations, which often leads to increased levels of stress and anxiety, and down a negative spiral. This seminar will assist participants by exploring how learning to be gentler and more understanding with oneself can empower one to take action and move forward. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant.

Miller School campus: Tuesday, August 8, 12-1 p.m., Sylvester Support Services Building, Auditorium 110

Rosenstiel campus: Wednesday, August 9, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, August 10, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 200BC

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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Intro to Chair Yoga for Stress Relief

Yoga has been shown to increase flexibility and balance, improve mood and reduce fatigue, sleep disturbances and joint discomfort. In this 50-minute seminar presented by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), participants will learn gentle and modified yoga poses to allow them to safely stretch, strengthen and relax the body in a chair with a combination of movement, controlled breathing and meditation.

The seminar, which will conclude with mindfulness practice, will be facilitated by Angela Alvarado, a member of the University of Miami Mind-Body Medical Work Group, who teaches yoga, Pranayama and meditation to the patients, caregivers, doctors and nurses at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Miami Hospital.

Rosenstiel campus: Monday, July 24, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, July 26, 12-1 p.m., 1330 Campo Sano, Room 250AB

Miller School campus: Friday, July 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Sylvester Support Services Building (SSSB), Auditorium 110

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

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Mindful Living

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Facilitated by a UM Faculty and Staff Assistance Program consultant, this month’s practice will focus on the development of a body scan practice. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life.

Rosenstiel campus: Tuesday, June 20, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, June 21, 12-1 p.m., Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 692

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, June 22, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, room 201AB

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Issue of Mind and Matter Online

The summer edition of Mind and Matter offers suggestions on surfing the waves of summer stress.  The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program’s quarterly newsletter features articles on health and well-being, helpful tips on maintaining work-life balance, and other valuable resources, such as free wellness seminars for faculty and staff. If you are interested in receiving the newsletter, or seminar announcements via email, visit the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program website or contact Caliope Bootle at cbootle@miami.edu.

 

 

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