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Relaxation Techniques for Coping with Stress


This lunchtime seminar is offered for those interested in learning calming, effective relaxation techniques to manage day-to-day anxiety and stress. You will discover how to accurately identify your stress, recognize your stress reactions, and focus your mind on problem-solving. You will learn specific reduction methods you can use both at work and home to help you manage daily stressors.

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

Rosenstiel School campus:  Wednesday, May 27, 12-1 p.m., Library, Rare Book Room

Miller School campus:  Thursday, May 28, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

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. 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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Weight Watchers at Work Sessions Begins May 21


A new 12-week Weight Watchers at Work session will begin with an information session at noon on Thursday, May 21, with meetings held thereafter at noon on Wednesdays in the Gables One Tower sixth-floor conference room.

As part of Well ’Canes, this taxable employee benefit provides first-time attendees with 100 percent reimbursement for complete attendance and continuing participants with 50 percent reimbursement for complete attendance. The cost is $165 for new members and $155 for continuing and lifetime members.

The cornerstone of the Weight Watchers program is nutrition, coupled with exercise advice and an effective behavior modification program, which leads to new eating management skills, safe weight loss, and the ultimate goal of maintenance. For more information, click here or email sheri.lee@miami.edu.

 

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Reverse Mortgage 101: What You Need To Know


This lunchtime seminar is offered for those interested in learning the basics of a reverse mortgage. The speaker, Martin Rubin, senior reverse mortgage counselor and certified credit counselor with Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc., will discuss the myths of reverse mortgages, the responsibilities of homeowners, and who is more likely to benefit from a reverse mortgage. Attend this seminar and learn how a reverse mortgage could become part of your or your parents’ retirement planning strategy.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, May 12, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, second-floor floor training room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, May 13, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, May 14, 12-1 p.m., Library Map and Chart Room

This and other health and wellness seminars are offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ULearn. For help with ULearn, 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. Each month’s Mindful Living seminar is unique and places emphasis on a different theme and/or 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.

Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, April 28, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd floor training room

Miller School campus:  Wednesday, April 29, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, April 30, 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. 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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Preventing Workplace Violence


The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), in partnership with UM Emergency Management, is offering this lunchtime seminar for those interested in understanding the source of workplace violence and exploring guidelines for its prevention. A healthy workplace environment should always be free from the threat of violence. While there is no sure way of knowing when someone will resort to a violent act, there are frequent signs that indicate an individual is on the road to violence. Workforce members have an intrinsic responsibility to protect themselves and their fellow co-workers to contribute to a healthy work environment, free from harm or threat of violence. Facilitated by a FSAP employee assistance professional and a UM Emergency Management office official, this seminar will help those wishing to sharpen their capacity to detect troubled workers and discuss options for accessing help. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, April 21, 12-1 p.m., University Center, room 211

Miller School campus:  Wednesday, April 22, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, April 23, 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. 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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