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This seminar, presented by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), 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 FSAP consultant.

Miller School campus: Wednesday, September 3, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Tower, room 301C

Coral Gables campus: Thursday, September 4, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd-floor Training Room

RSMAS campus: Friday, September 5, 12-1 p.m., Library, Media Room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program. To register, go to ULearn. 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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To Smoke or Not to Smoke? That Is the Question


This lunchtime seminar, offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program in partnership with the UM AHEC Quit Smoking Now program, addresses the challenges involved with smoking cessation and informs participants about vaping—the harmful effects of e-cigarettes. Attendees receive valuable resources, tools, and tips for coping with the quitting process. Certified tobacco treatment specialist Mohammad Asad, of the UM AHEC Quite Smoking Now program, will facilitate the seminar. The program’s design is based on others developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, the American Lung Association, and the State of Florida in conjunction with former smokers. Quit Smoking Now is available to UM students, employees, and the community at large at no charge.

Miller School of Medicine campus: Tuesday, August 12, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Dominion Tower, Room 301- C.

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, August 13, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the McKnight Building, Training Room.

RSMAS campus: Thursday, August 14, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Library Media Room.

To register, go to ULearn. 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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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. 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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