We invite you to explore our collection of programs for faculty, readings, videos, and community events that have been designed to support the overall health of faculty on our campus. We are committed to listening and growing to meet your needs so as you have questions or ideas to help improve our efforts please don’t hesitate to contact John C. Pijanowski at jpijanow@uark.edu

De-Stress Opportunities

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

John Pijanowski will be offering a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) informed program series for faculty.

In person at 12pm or online at 3pm on the following Fridays: April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29

Please RSVP by using this Faculty RSVP Form

Lunch time basketball

at the HPER on M/W/F at 11:30am

Anyone interested in joining the faculty/staff pickup basketball game at HPER is welcome to contact Flint Harris at Fharris@uark.edu or 479-287-6170 (texts are welcome).

City of Fayetteville Recreation Programs

See the full list of programs at fayetteville-ar.gov/1192/Recreation-Programs

Join a Mindfulness Community

30 minute guided meditation daily at noon – email UAMSMindfulnessProgram@uams.edu to request access.

UAMS Mindfulness Community Meeting - 1st Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Email UAMSMindfulnessProgram@uams.edu to request access.

For more information visit mindfulness.uams.edu

Guided Meditations

UCSD Center for Mindfulness guided meditations

Body Scan

45-min Body Scan by Marta Patterson

45-min Body Scan by Kalika McClure

45-min Body Scan by Livia Walsh

45-min Body Scan by Cassondra Graff

Sitting Meditation

45-min Seated Meditation by Cassondra Graff

45-min Seated Meditation by Lois Howland

45-min Seated Meditation by Marta Patterson

45-min Seated Meditation by Steve Hickman

Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving-Kindness by Deborah Rana

Loving-Kindness Meditation by Megan Prager

22-min Loving-Kindness Meditation by Livia Walsh

15-min Loving-Kindness Meditation by Cassondra Graff

Mindfulness Research and Practice

Visit the University Libraries Faculty Wellbeing Project collection to find readings on mindfulness and stress reduction practice, mindfulness studies, and meta-analysis studies of mindfulness.