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LEAP into Well-being

Participate in “LEAP into Well-being,” 28-day challenge beginning February 1. Get inspired by this month’s four themes of well-being: self-care, kindness, gratitude, and connection/belonging.

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Clarity . Connection . Comfort

3 Words that Can Transform Your Life

The feeling of not being good enough, worthy enough, or interesting enough can be a major contributor to depression, stress, anxiety, and the dissatisfaction that so many people suffer from. If you have a voice in your head saying you are not all you could be, replace it with these three words to transform your life! 

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Mental Health Corner

Mitigate Pandemic Fatigue with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Technique

Have you tried Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques? When applied over time, each serves to rewire the brain to think differently. These practices can change your mood in the short-term and have lasting effects.

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Guest Article

The Power of Surrender and the Unknown

Read Sari Velar's journey as she detangles a 20-year battle with an eating disorder and co-occurring addictions, manages a pandemic, and finds the strength to empower herself and others through Yoga.

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The pandemic has inspired us to reconsider and rethink many of our less than healthy habits, but it is also occupying a lot of our mental bandwidth.

Instead of the traditional pledges, focus on taking smaller steps, which also increase your chances of success.

  • List mini New Year’s resolutions for 2021, as well as the first step you will take to achieve each.
  • Mini resolution…
  • How will I tackle it…
“Most big transformations come about from the hundreds of tiny, almost imperceptible, steps we take along the way.” – Lori Gottlieb

Source: The Mindfulness Journal

Did You Know?

FSAP consultants offer customized seminars (currently via webinar) to University of Miami workgroups.

The FSAP delivers catered wellness webinars to support the emotional and mental health needs of UM teams. Click here to view a list of the webinars we commonly deliver and consider inviting the FSAP to an upcoming meeting or faculty/staff retreat.


Virtual Wellness Webinars

(1 hour)

Happiness and Health Connection

Happiness can make our hearts healthier, our immune systems stronger, and our lives longer. Join us to explore the pathways to happiness and health.

Tuesday, January 19, noon
Tuesday, January 19, 6 PM

(1 hour)

Buying Your First Home

Purchasing your first home can be both an exciting and intimidating process. Our invited speaker, Eric Johnson, Housing Assistance Programs Administrator for the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust, will provide information regarding the government programs, grants and funds available for low to moderate income first-time home buyers in Miami-Dade County.

Tuesday, January 26, noon
Tuesday, January 26, 6 PM


Quote by Which to Live

"Do small things with great love."

— Mother Teresa