Kim Roberts

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How Do You Measure Progress? (And Is It Even Possible?)

How Do You Measure Progress? (And Is It Even Possible?)

To be honest with you, this is a sore subject with me. I often feel like a complete and utter failure. Retreats I organized failed to get enough participants, the memoir I worked on for 9 years never found a publisher, and many of the classes I’ve offered over the years never really thrived. I… Read More

8 Benefits Of A Wellness Retreat Vs. A Yoga Or Meditation Retreat

8 Benefits Of A Wellness Retreat Vs. A Yoga Or Meditation Retreat

A wellness retreat is simply a program or package that includes various practices, teachings and services, designed to help you get well. You don’t necessarily need to be unwell to attend one– you will increase your wellness, no matter where you start off. Within the context of nurturing community, a wellness retreat will give you the tools you need to thrive. Read More

Training The Mind With Mingyur Rinpoche

Training The Mind With Mingyur Rinpoche

Here in Kathmandu recently, I attended an amazing retreat on training the mind with Mingyur Rinpoche. Rinpoche offers accessible, inspiring, high quality programs to refine your meditation practice. Training The Mind In Your Own Language Like his brother Tsognyi Rinpoche, Mingyur Rinpoche has a firm grasp on the English language, so the teachings start to… Read More

Pilgrimage Is A Lesson In Letting Go Of Expectations

Pilgrimage Is A Lesson In Letting Go Of Expectations

Here’s how pilgrimage works: You make a plan, set out on a journey, and proceed to have every expectation blown to bits. Your expectations turn out to be just the ruse that got you off your couch to get there. Pilgrimage is a lesson in letting go. What your higher wisdom had in mind for… Read More

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

I talked to an old friend last week. We studied Ashtanga yoga together in Mysore years ago. “You’ve left the herd,” he observed. And I suddenly felt the impact of being out on my own in a strange land. Practice evolves. My practice has evolved drastically since I first started 25 years ago. The path… Read More