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Mindfulness Meditation

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Do you often find yourself feeling scattered, restless, or stressed out? Have you noticed a tendency for your mind to ruminate on negative experiences and emotions? Join Sonia Marcus, interim Executive Director of the Southern Dharma Retreat Center LIVE on the library’s Facebook page ( on October 21 at 5pm to cultivate a clear mind with guided meditation. Learn some basic practices of seated and walking meditation that can serve to calm the mind and heart, increase focus and reveal patterns of thinking that can send you into painful spirals.


October 21
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Madison County Public Libraries