The Deep River Sampler - Learn how to slow down and find purpose in everyday life

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The Deep River Sampler. A Group in the art of slowing down

Accessing the wisdom of our inner knowing and finding purpose in everyday life

DO YOU HAVE TOO MANY DEMANDS AND TOO LITTLE TIME?

DO YOU FEEL TRAPPED BY THE TYRANNY OF YOUR TO-DO LIST?

DO YOU WONDER WHAT YOUR HURRIED SCHEDULE IS MODELING FOR YOUR FAMILY?

Within every individual flows a deep river of creativity, passion, silence, and a place of contact with ourselves and what matters to us.  Discovering and drawing on the Deep River counteracts the fragmentation and sheer pace of life in 21st century and brings inspiration and balance to our lives. 

This program is based on the book, Finding the Deep River Within: A Woman’s Guide to Recovering Balance and Meaning in Everyday Life, The book introduces the three preliminary doorways and six core practices that can allow our own deeper currents to flow through daily life. By discovering and drawing on our Deep River, we can counteract the fragmentation and sheer pace of life so we can find inspiration and balance.

Two, four-week programs will be offered at the hospital. Session one begins on April 8 and will be on consecutive Mondays from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Session two begins on April 10 and will be on consecutive Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The program fee is $65.

The seminar will be facilitated by Kathy Parliment Benson, LICSW, a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience working with children, adults and families as a psychotherapist, emergency service clinician.

Benson, who is currently the clinical social worker at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, has  completed trainings in the Deep River Program and the UMMC  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program, along with multiple trainings at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.

For more information or to register, please email Kathy at kathy.benson@steward.org or call 978-784-9445.

Registration is required. 

Nashoba Valley Medical Center is located at 200 Groton Road in Ayer, Massachusetts.

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