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The Contagious Optim
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Sayreville Public Library

Tuesday, Jul. 9, 6:30PM (Saturday, Schedule for 2019: 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/8 @ 10:30AM, 7/9 @ 6:30PM, 8/6 @ 6:30PM, 9/7 (10AM-12PM anniversary), 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 @ 10:30AM)
or call 732-727-0212.
Feeling down or discouraged?  Want to increase your positivity?  You need...The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group! Dr. Colleen Georges, a co-author of the Bestselling book, Contagious Optimism by David Mezzapelle, will be facilitating 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.
Through the sharing of excerpts from Contagious Optimism along with group members’ personal stories, plus simple yet impactful positive psychology exercises, Dr. Georges will lead group members in boosting positivity and perseverance.
If you have any questions or would like to register, contact 732-727-0212 ext. 12. 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 one Saturday each month from 10:30AM-12:00PM except for July and August when they will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30PM-8:00PM. 
Schedule for 2019:
1/5 @ 10:30AM
2/2 @ 10:30AM
3/2 @ 10:30AM
4/6 @ 10:30AM
5/4 @ 10:30AM
6/8 @ 10:30AM
7/9 @ 6:30PM
8/6 @ 6:30PM
9/7 (10AM-12PM anniversary)
10/5 @ 10:30AM
11/2 @ 10:30AM
12/7 @ 10:30AM

About Dr. Colleen Georges: Dr. Colleen Georges, born and raised in Sayreville, has been serving as a counselor and coach for 15 years, helping to guide individuals through self-discovery, and personal and career goal achievement. Today, she owns Colleen’s Career Creations and Life Coaching with Colleen, where she facilitates personal and professional development workshops, and provides career and life coaching services. Dr. Georges is also a faculty member at Rutgers University, where she teaches graduate-level counseling and undergraduate women’s leadership courses. She received her doctorate in counseling psychology from Rutgers University. Dr. Georges is a NJ licensed professional counselor and holds over a dozen certifications in positive psychology, positive parenting, life and career coaching, résumé writing, and job search. Her publications include co-authorship in Contagious Optimism: Uplifting Stories & Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking and 101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career, and work featured in the Gallery of Best Resumes, 5th Edition. Dr. Georges has been interviewed for and quoted in key online and print media including and The Trenton Times.  She is also mother to son, Joshua.
View a video of Dr. Georges to learn more about her!

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