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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, July 21, from 12-1 p.m. at the McKnight Building, second-floor training room.

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

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, July 23, from 12-1 p.m. in the 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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Wellness at Work


This lunchtime seminar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for those interested in applying a wellness approach that can be a pathway to optimal living. Many of us are spending most of our days sitting at a desk or inside an office, a life consumed by activities, demands, and commitments. Join us in exploring how workplace wellness can be an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.

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

Miller School campus: Wednesday, June 10, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, June 11, 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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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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See the Winning Design for Team UM’s Corporate Run/Walk T-Shirt


Corproate.Run T-shirtThe competition was stiff, but the University’s Culture Transformation Team has selected Isabel Vera’s design for the Dri-Fit T-shirts Team UM will wear in the 2015 Mercedes Benz Corporate Run/Walk.

Along with the theme for this year’s race—”At the U We Transform Lives”—the orange T-shirt features Sebastian on the front and the iconic U, formed by two hands, over the word “know” on the back.

“As in ‘U know, UM is it,”‘ said Vera, senior administrative assistant in Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s Department of Surgery. “I was very surprised but very happy to win and look forward to seeing a lot of orange and green on race day.”

The 2015 Corporate Run/Walk is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, at 6:45 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. The T-shirt contest was sponsored by Human Resources, Well ’Canes, and the Herbert Wellness Center.

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