Mind Body Connections
Have you ever felt run-down, unfocused, stressed, disconnected or anxious? If so, its time to make the mind-body connection. Led by FSAP Wellness ounselor Lisa McCrohan, this series of workshops is designed to inspire, recharge, and provide practical tools you can add to your wellness toolkit for everyday living and working, and a greater sense of wellbeing. Join us on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1-2- PM in the HR Conference Room to bliss out and get on your way to wellness! Check out our past topics as well!
February 28, 2013: Loving-kindness Meditation
Come and learn a beautiful and simple lovingkindness meditation for deepening your sense of compassion for yourself and others. (Please note this date change- this session was originally scheduled for February 14. It will now be held on Thursday, February 28. Time and location remain the same.)
March 14, 2013: Guided Imagery for Stress Reduction
Come discover a stillness within you as you systematically relax the body utilizing imagery. As you dwell in present moment awareness, the mind relaxes, the body releases tension, and the emotions soften.
April 11, 2013: Sound Sleep
Got sleep issues? Come for strategies that aid in getting you to sleep better. Learn how coupling these strategies with mindfulness can cultivate a calm nervous system over time, getting you to sleep soundly.
May 9, 2013: Breathe Better
Spring often finds us sneezing and wheezing. This is a great time to cultivate a relationship with our breath and learn mindful breathing techniques for a sense of calm and vitality.
June: Mindfulness Retreat for Wellness Captains
Calling all Wellness Captains! Gather together for a day of rest, renewal, and inspiration.
September 13, 2012: Yoga Movements at your Desk
Got tight muscles? Sore neck? Achy hips? Learn simple movements that you can do at your desk to relieve tension. No yoga experience required. These are simple strategies that any “body” can do. Be empowered to listen to your body, utilize the breath, and gently stretch tense areas.
October 11, 2012: Walking the Labyrinth
Meet in Healy Circle promptly at 1 pm. This one will take a bit over an hour.
Did you know we have a labyrinth near by?! Georgetown Waterfront Park at the foot of 33rd Street has a beautiful labyrinth. Come practice the art of “meditation in motion.” Whether walking to the water cooler or up the stairs of your home, your steps can bring peace to your heart and the earth. Learn a simple way of walking with contentment that you can use in your daily living and working.
November 8, 2012: Eating Meditation
Eating meditation is a simple and profound mindfulness exercise that wakes us up to the beauty of the ordinary in our everyday lives. Come explore this practice of truly noticing and slowing down as we eat. Notice a sense of peace and groundedness rising within you as you bring attention to this simple act that we do everyday, several times a day. Please bring your lunch with you.
December 13, 2012: Forgiveness Exercise
Feeling stuck? Maybe it’s time to practice forgiving yourself and possibly others. Come for a gentle practice beginning with self-forgiveness. Explore the power of turning inward with mindful attention and compassion. Notice the sense of spaciousness that arises, preparing you for the holiday season.
January 10, 2013: An Attitude of Gratitude
Start the new year off with a positive mindset and open heart. Engage in a practice of being mindful of the good in our lives. After this workshop, you will have the opportunity to participate in an online “gratitude group” for one month…and see how this impacts our mood and how we live our lives.