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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. This month’s seminar will focus on the cultivation of presence and how it allows for a widening of our circle of compassion. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. The seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, August 5, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd Floor Training Room

Miller Medical School campus:  Wednesday, August 6, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

RSMAS campus:  Thursday, August 7, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

All University of Miami faculty, staff, and retirees are welcome. To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn. For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP at  305-284-6604.

 

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Mindful Living


This monthly seminar explores the basic tenets of mindfulness, reviews the significance of mindful living, and guides 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. This month’s seminar will focus on mindful movement, the practice of using gentle stretching and movement exercises to reduce mental, physical, and emotional stress.

Sponsored by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, the seminar will be facilitated by Carol Kaminsky, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, a board-certified dance-movement therapist and a faculty member in the University of Miami dance program. She has taught mindful movement and meditation for stress reduction (MBSR) for more than 20 years.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, July 22, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, Second Floor Training Room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, July 23, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

RSMAS campus: Thursday, July 24, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

To register, go to http://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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Becoming Financially Fit


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) lunchtime seminar is offered for those interested in enhancing their financial well-being. A presenter from Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. will discuss proven strategies to improve your financial future. The discussion will address the importance of setting realistic financial goals and implementing simple strategies to make sound financial decisions. Attend this seminar to have questions answered and receive reliable information that will positively contribute to your overall financial health. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, July 8, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building 2nd Floor Training Room

Miller Medical School campus: Wednesday, July 9, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

RSMAS campus: Thursday, July 10, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

To register, go to http://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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Preventing Identity Theft


This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) lunchtime seminar will provide participants with valuable information on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft during the summer season. The presenter, Sally Sims, vice president of marketing and business development with University Credit Union, will address the steps individuals can take to prevent identity theft. The discussion will focus on different types of fraud and the measures involved in recovering from this damaging crime. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

RSMAS campus:  Tuesday, June 24, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

Miller School campus:  Wednesday, June 25, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, June 26, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, Second Floor Training Room

To register, go to http://ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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Explore the Tenets of Mindfulness at FSAP’s ‘Mindful Living’ Seminar


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. This month’s seminar will focus on cultivating equanimity, which is a state of even-minded openness that allows for a balanced, clear response to all situations, rather than a response born of reactivity or emotion. Attend this seminar and learn 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 FSAP consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus: Monday, June 9, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, second-floor training room.

Miller Medical School campus: Tuesday, June 10, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Towers, room 301-C.

RSMAS (marine) campus: Wednesday, June 11, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room.

All University of Miami faculty, staff, and retirees are welcome. To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn. For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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