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April 26, 2017

Psychologist and author considers Buddhism in daily life

Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Author and Jungian analyst Polly Young-Eisendrath will look at the Buddhist perspective on engaging with daily life in a talk at Rutland Free Library May 3 at 7 p.m. Her talk, “What the Buddhists Teach: Finding Clarity in Everyday Life,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

How do we develop mindfulness and a compassionate optimism about a highly imperfect world? Dr. Young-Eisendrath will discuss the Buddhist model for remaining fully engaged in the ups and downs of everyday life.

Young-Eisendrath, PhD, is a Jungian analyst, psychologist and author. An experienced clinician and teacher, she is clinical associate professor of psychiatry and Psychology at the University of  Vermont and consultant in leadership development at Norwich University. She has published 13 books that have been translated into more than 20 languages, including “The Resilient Spirit.”

For more information, call 802-773-1860 or visit vermonthumanities.org.

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