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Book Launch: A Short Course in Happiness After Loss (And Other Dark, Difficult Times)
March 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Presented by author Maria Sirois, PsyD
To register, call Kripalu Registration at 800.741.7353.
None of us is spared suffering…and all might be open to joy. If we keep our hearts soft and our minds open we come to find that happiness, serenity, meaning are each possible even as we experience great loss or shocking pain. Journey with renowned inspirational speaker and resilience expert, Maria Sirois, as she discusses the return to happiness and the importance of that return for our own wellbeing and for our world. Through this launch of her new book, A Short Course in Happiness After Loss (And Other Dark, Difficult Moments), Maria offers a powerful intersection of the science of positive psychology and the wisdom necessary to thrive when facing life’s harshest moments. Learn the template for rising through pain into a steady and resilient heart, one enables us to use our strains to illuminate something larger; something that enables us to find a way to love our lives.
Dr. Maria Sirois is a clinical psychologist, international consultant and inspirational speaker who works in the intersections of psychology and wellbeing. She is a master teacher and facilitator, devoted to the science of wellbeing and the art of crafting a life and a work that embodies health, passion and success. As a positive psychologist and consultant she focuses on the resilience of the human spirit, particularly when under chronic stress and/or the shock of things falling apart. Her first book, Every Day Counts: Lessons in Love, Faith and Resilience From Children Facing Illness is used as a teaching tool at wellness centers, hospitals and hospices and offers wisdom from those who are dying.