Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Guided Meditation - Meditation 101

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm

In our fast-paced world, meditation is becoming more and more popular as people search for ways to relax, de-stress, accelerate their spiritual development, and enhance their quality of life. It's really no surprise that meditation is becoming so common as it has so many benefits to offer including: 

Positive benefits: 
Emotional and physical healing 
Enhancing creativity 
Profound deep relaxation 
Increasing confidence and personal empowerment 
Opening the heart and healing relationships 
Curing negativity or self-defeating behaviours 
Improving performance in business or sports 
Resolving psychological difficulties 
Improving clarity in life 
Spiritual development 
Experiencing elation, freedom and expanded awareness

One of the easiest ways to experience the overall benefits of meditation is through a guided experience. Join Bonnie Harvey of Inner Focus Yoga for just 30 minutes in your busy day, and feel worlds better!