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Social Justice Speaker Series: The Second Arrow: Mindfulness to Decrease Unnecessary Suffering & Increase Self-Care for Social Justice Advocates

March 30, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The Connecticut Psychological Association Social Justice Speaker Series Presents:

The Second Arrow: Mindfulness to Decrease Unnecessary Suffering & Increase Self-Care for Social Justice Advocates

Thursday, March 30th 2023 from 7:00PM- 8:00PM

Presenter: Dr. Marianela Medrano

This workshop will identify the generative power of mindfulness to transform any ambiguous grief for those invested in social justice work. We’ll explore ways to transform sorrow into awareness for self-care and use mindful writing to deepen the discussion.

ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqf-2hrzMrHdfm4hg5e_rx7jJTP0cInahb

Not Eligible for CE Credit

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Marianela Medrano, has trained in Mindfulness and spirituality in a variety of settings. She is a Mindful Eating instructor/facilitator. Additionally, she is trained as a Mindfulness meditation teacher with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield through The Sounds True Foundation, a program for teaching awareness and compassion-based practices, with a focus on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion training. Dr. Medrano serves as a mentor/supervisor for the International Federation for Biblio/poetry therapy, IFBPT. Dr. Medrano has lectured in many countries, including Spain, India, Colombia, El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. She has been in the mental health field for over twenty years. Her TED Talk at Ursuline College speaks about her work and research on the Taino people: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pQeBYd2oJk.

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Date:
March 30, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Connecticut Psychological Association – Social Justice Speaker Series

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