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Resources for mindfulness and well-being

FIU on-campus services

Going Green
  • Organic Farmers Market Consortium: Every Wednesday 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. during fall/spring semesters at Green Library breezeway. Visit their page here.
  • Recycle: Help the FIU community reach the state-mandated goal of recycling 75% of waste by 2020 and be mindful of making a positive impact upon our planet.
Health and wellness
  • Healthy Living Program: Services that encompass the 7 dimensions of wellness: (1) physical, (2) intellectual, (3) occupational, (4) emotional, (5) social, (6) spiritual and (7) environmental.
  • Mind & Body Exercises: 1, 3 and 5-min. exercise/stretch videos you can do from your desk.
Outdoors @ FIU
  • Set aside time during your busy schedule to de-stress. The FIU Wellness and Recreation Center offers a wide variety of classes to find the right match for you.
  • Yoga / Mind&Body: Yoga provides a holistic approach to building strength, stamina and balance while teaching breathing techniques and meditation to support health and relaxation.

Mindfulness in Law Joint Task Force

  • The Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association’s South Florida Chapter’s mission: “To work together to introduce the South Florida legal community to information on mindfulness, mindfulness programming, and to support the formation of mindfulness practice groups.” Browse suggested mindfulness readings and articles on mindfulness in law.

Stress Management

  • iCope: Dr. Anthony R. Ciminero, Ph.D. is a psychologist whose “research and practice has focused on stress related issues and the skills needed to cope effectively with every day problems as well traumatic life events.” His iCope book series covers “four core strategies needed to effectively manage and conquer stress” along with “comprehensive coverage of the various factors and learning experiences that can improve success and increase your resilience.”

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

  • ABA’s Mental Health Initiative: In a collaborative effort, the ABA Law Student Division, the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP), and the Dave Nee Foundation offer various Mental Health Resources.

The Wellness Wire

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