Fall 2016


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Mindful Living  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, August 30th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 975
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, August 31st, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room Cancelled
Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, September 1st, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB

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 place emphasis on the attitude of “non-judgment.”  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.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Developing Resilience and Emotional Fortitude  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, September 13th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, September 14th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, September 15th 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar offers participants insight into ways they may develop their personal resilience and emotional fortitude.  Resilient individuals are adaptive and exhibit positive behaviors when faced with change, adversity, or trauma.  Discover ways to develop resilience to successfully weather life’s rapid changes and thrive in a challenging world.  This seminar will be facilitated by a University of Miami FSAP Consultant. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, September 27th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, September 28th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, September 29th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

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 focus will place emphasis on the attitude of “patience”.  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.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Staying Sane in an Insane World 
Rosenstiel Campus:  Wednesday, October 5th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room
Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, October 6th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB   (Cancelled due to Tropical Storm Conditions)
Miller School campus:  Friday, October 7th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 1381A   (Cancelled due to Tropical Storm Conditions)

Multiple work, family and social demands can take their toll on one’s emotional well-being and often lead to our feeling vulnerable, wondering how we will cope and manage it all.  So much of our time and energy is spent attending to the needs of others that we forget to care for ourselves. This seminar is offered for those interested in exploring positive, proactive strategies to reclaim, cultivate and nourish their sanity. 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.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living 101  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, October 18th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, October 19th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, October 20th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered as a basic primer for those who are brand new to Mindfulness and will serves to review the basic tenets of mindfulness, 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.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Preventing Workplace Violence  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, November 8th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, November 9th, 12-1:00 p.m., Sylvester Comp. Cancer Center, Room 1301
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, November 10th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is offering this lunchtime seminar for those interested in understanding the source of workplace violence, and explore ways violence may be prevented.  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 frequently signs which 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.  This seminar will help those wishing to sharpen their capacity to detect troubled workers and discuss options for accessing help.  This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP Employee Assistance Professional.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, November 15th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, November 16th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 200
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, November 17th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

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 FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, December 6th, 12-1:00 p.m., Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room 1301
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, December 7th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 200
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, December 8th 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

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 FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Deck the Halls with Stress-Free Holidays  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Monday, December 12th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201 AB
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, December 13th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, December 15th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

The holidays, ideally a time of peace, joy, love and connection with friends and family will soon be here.  If you are like many people, the very thought of all of the preparations you need to make is already making you feel stressed.  This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered to provide participants with an understanding of the types of stressors brought on by the holidays and offers suggestions/tips to relieve holiday stress. 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.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, January 10th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 1270A
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, January 11th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Rosenstiel Campus:  Thursday, January 12th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

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 presentation and practice will focus on the value of beginners mind.  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.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Staying Sane in an Insane World  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, January 24th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, January 25th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room
Miller School campus:  Thursday, January 26th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 1270A

Multiple work, family and social demands can take their toll on one’s emotional well-being and often lead to our feeling vulnerable, wondering how we will cope and manage it all.  So much of our time and energy is spent attending to the needs of others that we forget to care for ourselves. This seminar is offered for those interested in exploring positive, proactive strategies to reclaim, cultivate and nourish their sanity. 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.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, February 7th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, February 8th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library Media Room
Miller School campus:  Thursday, February 9th, 12 -1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692

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. This month’s seminar will focus on the benefits of acceptance. 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.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

What’s Love Got to Do with It  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, February 21st, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, February 22nd, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room
Miller School campus:  Thursday, February 23rd, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692

Relationships are a necessary part of healthy living, but there is no such thing as a perfect relationship.  Relationships, from acquaintances to romances, have the potential to enrich our lives and add to our enjoyment of life. Maintaining realistic expectations and effective communication are two very critical components.  Discussion will include exploration of the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Participants will review techniques used to establish respect, build trust, convey empathy and decrease emotional reactivity.  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.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.