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Retreat in Crestone

Retreat in Crestone

Crestone is such an incredibly powerful place to settle the mind (not to mention beautiful in July!) and we wanted to create an opportunity for people to come experience a weekend of deep practice in this environment, supported by community and free from the distractions of daily life. Read More

Finding Peace on Earth

Finding Peace on Earth

When you start feeling like the world is hopelessly out of control, remember that nature is the source of our sanity. Peace on earth happens in our hearts, but can be accessed through a direct connection with that source.

Here is a short trailer of a documentary about one of the most peaceful places I know, surrounded by wild nature. Read More

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Your body knows when a situation or an activity is aligned with your inner wisdom and it will tell you so: by becoming either relaxed and healthy or stressed and sick. When you relax and listen to your body’s wisdom your intentions are attuned to your actions and struggle vanishes. Read More

How to Schedule a Mini-Retreat (And Why You Should)

How to Schedule a Mini-Retreat (And Why You Should)

Sometimes life gets overwhelming and confusing and you just don’t know what to do. When I find myself in that situation, rather than fight the current or make wild guesses about where to go next, I schedule a mini-retreat. Essentially a mini-retreat is a period of intensive practice. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Silent Meditation Retreat

Frequently Asked Questions About Silent Meditation Retreat

You don’t have to be “spiritual” or “religious” to experience the deep state of calm that is our natural birthright. It’s simply a matter of practice, like any musician or artist would confirm. You show up and apply the technique, and eventually you achieve some results. In this case, the practice is sitting meditation.
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These 3 Steps Could Change Your Life

These 3 Steps Could Change Your Life

My first act of free will is to recognise that I have it. ~William James   Each moment is an opportunity to re-start and change your life. I’m not kidding. That may sound a bit exaggerated, but you can choose at any moment to approach things in a new way. BUT, the caveat here is… Read More

What Is The Difference Between A Decision And An Intention?

What Is The Difference Between A Decision And An Intention?

Our whole life has one purpose, to be present and awake for what’s happening now. You can trip yourself up with plans and decisions, when actually what is needed is to learn to be present. Rather than deciding on a course of action, you set an intention and simply learn to be present in full… Read More

Foundation for a New Life

Foundation for a New Life

 I’m walking down a lazy dirt lane at New Life Foundation in the late afternoon heat of Northern Thailand. A gaggle of ducks waddle about, making their way to a large pond for their afternoon dip.  Rice paddy extends to low hills in the distance and as I approach the meditation hall where I am… Read More

How to Work with Difficult Emotions: An Emergency Tool Kit

How to Work with Difficult Emotions: An Emergency Tool Kit

An old friend posted a childhood photo of me on Facebook recently–a photo that brought me back to a painful period of my life. It made me realize how fragile we all are, and how important it is to acknowledge our deep wounds and learn to work with difficult emotions if we want to move… Read More

How to Know if a Yoga or Meditation Retreat is Right for You

How to Know if a Yoga or Meditation Retreat is Right for You

People often ask me what it means to go on a yoga or meditation retreat. The answer to this question depends on who is asking. It can be as simple as taking a weekend to follow a more disciplined schedule of practice. It can mean traveling to a peaceful location to join a group for… Read More

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