Maria Sirois - 1440 Multiversity

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Maria Sirois, PsyD

Inspirational speaker and psychologist

Dr. Maria Sirois, vice president of curriculum at Wholebeing Institute, is an inspirational speaker, consultant, and licensed clinical psychologist who has worked in the fields of wellness and positive psychology for 20 years.

As a lecturer and motivational speaker, Maria has been invited to keynote at conferences for wellness organizations, businesses, hospitals, hospices, and religious and philanthropic institutions throughout the country, addressing topics as diverse as sustaining resilience in the presence of suffering, flourishing no matter what, and the heart in philanthropy.

A master storyteller, she weaves research, story, poetry, and clinical anecdotes to brings to her lecture and workshop audiences the messages that awaken us to living a more meaningful life. Maria is on the core faculty team of the Certificate in Whole Person Positive Psychology alongside Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar and Megan McDonough.

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Resilient Wisdom

February 4 - 9, 2018

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Life is difficult, capricious and at times terrifying.  It is also wondrous, beneficent and surprisingly beautiful.  Navigating these two realities requires a deep resilience, a capacity to ride waves of change while holding fast to what is good and strong within us while elevating new capacities.  The ability to do just this – hold fast...