FSDP: Healthy U

The Faculty and Staff Development Program offers a series of workshops to enhance our understanding of the expected, and unexpected, practices that can contribute to a healthy mind, body, and community.

INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS

Presenter: Erin Commendatore
   Life Solutions

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 12–1:00 p.m.
Location: 342 Craig Hall

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

Mindfulness is a practice that has been found to benefit both psychological and physical health. In this class, participants will be introduced to the concept and practice of mindfulness, how it can help participants cope with stress and other difficult emotions, and how it can contribute to one’s wellbeing. Participants will have the opportunity to experience at least one formal mindfulness practice first hand.

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(NEW) MINDFULNESS PART 2

Presenter: Erin Commendatore
   Life Solutions

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Time: 12–1:00 p.m.
Location: 342 Craig Hall

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

As we understand the basic concepts from the Introduction to Mindfulness session, participants in this class will explore additional techniques such as mindful movement, loving-kindness meditation, and mindful eating, and how we can implement these practices within our lives. All those who have participated in the Introduction to Mindfulness workshop are welcome.

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(NEW) SIMPLE SEVEN

Presenter: Tony Nguyen, Onsite Health Coach
   Wellness Center
Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 12–1:00 p.m.
Location: 342 Craig Hall

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

What if you had a guide to guarantee yourself a longer life, prevent heart disease, feel stronger and healthier, improve quality of life, and advance health both now and long term? Embracing a healthier life is one of the best gifts we can give ourselves and those we love. Join us for Simple Seven, where you will learn seven simple ways to make an investment in your health, starting today!

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