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Reflection Circles this Week

Reflection Circles are a safe space for connecting with your self and others in an atmosphere of respect and awakening to your authentic life through mindfulness practice, creative expression, and discussion. You are welcome to attend any week – no need to signup!
When Feb 27, 2017 02:30 PM to
Mar 03, 2017 01:20 PM
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Meditation Circle - Monday, February 27
2:30-3:20, in SWELL meeting room (MUSC B118) 

This week, Mahera will be showing us some gentle stretches and easy yoga poses. If time allows we may also allow the physical relaxation from these movement exercises to lead us into a mindful breathing practice.

Creativity Circle -  Tuesday, February 28
1:30-2:20, in the McMaster Museum of Art – basement Educational Library

Through guided meditation, expressive drawing, and writing exercises, imagine yourself journeying forward in time to encounter your future self.  Listen to its wisdom, feel its presence, and envision yourself living with it now.

Body, Mind, Spirit Circle – Friday, March 3
12:30-1:20, in the McMaster Museum of Art – basement Educational Library

Consider your current relationship to meaning, spirituality or religion. How has your worldview has been shaped by the values you were raised with – which parts ring true for you, which have you rejected, which are you reframing? Part of our series to sift through these experiences to see what you want to carry or let go of on your spiritual journey. Journal in response to reflective questions, hear the diversity of perspectives in our group, and sculpt your own approach to Spirituality/Religion/Meaning-Making.

Becoming Yourself Series - Dream Work Edition

Embracing the Real Me
When Mar 02, 2017 12:30 PM to
Mar 23, 2017 01:20 PM
Where Location To Be Determined
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Four week series free from cost, stress, and exams

Thursdays 12:30-1:20pm, March 2 - 23

Ever wonder how to pay attention to your dreams and what they might mean? Dreams can speak to us about what we don’t know, about what is unconscious and needs attention. They can be a path to exploring: Who am I? How can I strip away the layers that have been imposed on me and uncover my original self? How do I live authentically in a world that isn’t always supportive of my true self? Carl Jung said that trying to figure out the meaning of your dreams without the help of others is like trying to look at the back of your head with a mirror.

Join this group to explore:

  • Parts of your true self that are emerging in your dreams
  • How to let your intuition guide you in listening for a dream’s deeper meaning
  • Listening respectfully to each other’s dreams and offering questions to the dreamer for further exploration
  • Creating from a dream – how drawing or creating   symbol from a dream you’ve had might reveal further insights into who you are
  • Mindfulness and self-care practices to be present to who you are

We dream every night, so why not talk about, examine what our dreams might mean to us?

The course includes weekly 50 minute workshops with interactive group exercises, dreamwork activities, and self-awareness and mindfulness practices to try at home, and an optional meeting with a staff coach. You will submit a short weekly reflection about your experiences of these exercises. A completion certificate will be granted for participating in the full 4 weeks.


Open to all students at no cost. You do not need to have completed other Parts of Becoming Yourself to benefit from this offering.

The Becoming Yourself series is funded by Student Open Circles

Upcoming Events
Reflection Circles this Week Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 03, 2017
Becoming Yourself Series - Dream Work Edition Mar 02, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 — Location To Be Determined
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