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Mon 25
Mon 25

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

September 25 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 27

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WITH BLUE CLIFF MONKS

September 27 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wed 27
Wed 27

FREE WEEKLY EVENING MEDITATION SESSIONS

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 28

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

September 28 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Thu 28

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION 8-WEEK COURSE

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 29

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION 8-WEEK COURSE

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Mon 02
Mon 02

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

October 2 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm

 

 

Maria Sirois: “Living an Authentic Life”

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
7-8:30pm with 6:30pm book signing
Trustees Pavilion

Authenticity is a crucial element to a thriving life, yet it requires both courage and vulnerability and the willingness to stand tall in the values and virtues that sustain us. Moving toward a more authentic life, and an ideal sense of self, brings great reward: serenity, wisdom, clarity about who to spend time with and who not, elevated optimism, passion and creativity.  And, as we shape our days toward our ideal selves, we begin to draw toward us like-minded and like-hearted people.  The journey is not without its costs, however.

In this interactive conversation, Dr. Sirois articulates both the perspectives and tools from the fields of positive psychology and resilience that enable us to develop an inner true north, and the risks to choosing to live without authenticity.  We’ll explore what matters most on the journey and how to let go of myths that keep us attached to living into other people’s beliefs about who we should be and what our lives ought to look like.  By choosing such a journey, we choose a life that is genuine, healthful and sustaining.

Cost: $15 for community members and free for Ramapo faculty, Staff and Students.

 

Dr. Maria Sirois bio
maria Sirois

Dr. Maria Sirois is a psychologist and seminar leader who teaches internationally in the intersection of resilience and flourishing.  Known for her wisdom, authenticity and rampant humor, she brings invigorating practices and perspectives to corporate and non-profit audiences alike,  Sirois is the author of A Short Course in Happiness After Loss (And Other Dark, Difficult Times) and Every Day Counts.  A master teacher, Sirois has been called an orator of great power and beauty.  With Tal Ben-Shahar, she co-leads a year long certificate program in positive psychology for executives, educators, entrepreneurs, counselors and the general public.  www.mariasirois.com

To register and receive your parking pass, please click here.

Hear Maria’s TedxBerkshires talk here.  

 

 

 

In order to cover the costs of our outside speakers, the Krame Center must now charge a small fee for speaker events. We still offer a number of free programs. We hope to see you at a Krame Center event soon. Please note, we are unable to give refunds if you are unable to attend for any reason.