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Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Sayreville Public Library

Saturday, Oct. 3, 10:30AM-12:00PM (The group typically meets the first Saturday of each month from 10:30AM-12:00PM (online))
or call 732-727-0212.

Feeling down or discouraged?  Want to increase your positivity?  You need...The Contagious Optimism Wellness GroupDr. Colleen Georges, author the award-winning, best-selling RESCRIPT the Story You’re Telling Yourself and co-author in Contagious Optimism, facilitates this monthly wellness group designed to help grow your optimism and your overall happiness.
“Positive Forward Thinking” is the ability to find the silver lining in every cloud no matter how difficult yesterday or today may be. Nowadays, many people have lost confidence in themselves and the world around them due to personal hardship along with economic and political uncertainty worldwide. However, each of us possesses personal strengths and wisdom that we can draw from in order to experience our world with increased hope, kindness, and gratitude.
Utilizing excerpts from Contagious Optimism and RESCRIPT the Story You’re Telling Yourself, along with simple yet impactful positive psychology exercises, and the sharing of group members’ personal stories and life wisdom, Dr. Colleen leads group members in boosting positivity and perseverance.


If you have any questions or would like to register, contact 732-727-0212 ext. 112. You may also register online.  Adults only, please.  Note that once you register, you do not need to re-register for each month! 

The group typically meets the first Saturday of each month from 10:30AM-12:00PM, except for July and August when it meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30PM-8:00PM. 

Schedule for 2020:
1/4 10:30AM-12PM
2/1 10:30AM-12PM
3/7 10:30AM-12PM
4/4 10:30AM (will meet online - email for login information)
5/2 10:30AM-12PM
6/6 10:30AM-12PM

7/7 6:30PM-8PM
8/4 6:30PM-8PM
9/5 10AM-12PM (7-Year Anniversary Meeting)
10/3 10:30AM-12PM
11/7 10:30AM-12PM
12/5 10:30AM-12PM

About Dr. Colleen Georges: Born and raised in Sayreville, Dr. Colleen Georges is a Positive Psychology coach, speaker, educator, and author. She runs RESCRIPT Your Story LLC where she provides positive psychology life and career coaching, leads community wellness groups, and delivers organizational trainings and speaking engagements. Colleen is also a Rutgers University Lecturer in counseling and women’s leadership.  In her TEDx Talk, “Re-Scripting the Stories We Tell Ourselves,” Colleen discusses how we can change our internal dialogue to transform the lives we live. Colleen received her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Rutgers University, is a Nationally Certified Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Comprehensive Positive Psychology Coach, and holds over a dozen certifications in life and career coaching and positive psychology. Colleen is author of the award winning, best-selling book, RESCRIPT the Story You’re Telling Yourself: The Eight Practices to Quiet Your Inner Antagonist, Amplify Your Inner Advocate, & Author a Limitless Life. She is also a Huffington Post contributor and co-author of ten best-selling self-help books including Contagious Optimism and 101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career. Colleen’s expertise has been featured in various media including News12, RVNTV, Live Happy, Inspire Me Today, Mashable, Rewire Me, The Job Network,, New Jersey Family Magazine, and The Times of Trenton. She is also mother to son, Joshua. For more information, see


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