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Mindfulness: Realizing Life as We Live it


Tuesday, February 21, 2017


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT


Dr. Jim Malley




Nutmeg Room, Memorial Hall

Course Description

"Does anyone ever realize life while they live it...every, every minute?"

(From: Emily’s monologue in Thorton Wilder’s archetypal play, Our Town.)

According to a recent Harvard study the answer to the above question is NO.  The study found that we spend almost 50 percent of our lives thinking about something other that what we are doing!! This presentation will discuss the ancient practice of mindfulness, how it can help us to be more fully present and lead happier and healthier lives. Attendees will be provided with an opportunity to practice meditation.     


This event includes light appetizers.


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Instructor Information

Dr. Jim Malley

Dr. Malley is an Associate Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Counselor Education and Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University.  Jim teaches a graduate course in Mindfulness and Compassion.  He is a founding member of CCSU’s Forum for Contemplative Practices and coordinates CCSU’s weekly Moment-to-Moment meditation program for CCSU students, faculty, and staff. Jim is a member of the board of directors for the Copper Beech Institute, a nonprofit organization in West Hartford dedicated to promoting mindfulness and compassion. 

Registration Closed – Course Full