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Drumming Circles: the Healing Power of Making Music Together

Your journey back to yourself doesn’t have to be travelled in silence and solitude. In fact, our retreat participants often choose our drumming circles as their favourite activity. Drumming circles are fun, noisy, full of rhythm, laughter and unexpected discoveries about ourselves and our place in the world. Whether you’re a seasoned musician or you [...]

By | 2018-07-02T13:26:05+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reflections: The Four Agreements (Part 2)

The second agreement, 'Don't Take Anything Personally'. First published in 1997, Don Miguel Ruiz's book The Four Agreements has since sold millions of copies. The book consists of four principles to guide you to living a life of love and happiness. The first we explore here. This is the second in a series of Reflections [...]

By | 2018-06-18T14:41:09+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5 Tips to Slow Down during Winter

Seasons once used to determine how our ancestors lived their lives. People were active and spent a lot of time outside in spring, summer and early autumn. As the weather got cooler in winter, activity slowed down. Families gathered around the fire, telling stories, spending time together and relaxing, so that everyone was well rested [...]

By | 2018-06-14T05:30:03+00:00 June 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reflections: The Four Agreements (Part 1)

The first agreement: Be impeccable with your word First published in 1997, Don Miguel Ruiz's book The Four Agreements has since sold millions of copies. The book consists of four principles to guide you to living a life of love and happiness. This is the first in a series of Reflections on the Agreements, which [...]

By | 2018-06-12T11:41:45+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mindfulness Makes You More Creative

Woudn’t it be nice if new creative ideas flowed effortlessly any time we needed them? Unfortunately, for most of us this is not the reality. We often feel stuck and go over the same situations in our mind again and again with the same result (or lack of result). Can mindfulness help is find new [...]

By | 2018-05-13T11:00:55+00:00 May 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reflections: Becoming Intimate With All Of Life

How do we become really intimate with everything that we are experiencing? How do we learn to stop our avoiding and shutting down and escaping – all ways of not being present with what is? Intimacy. Sometimes paraphrased as: In To Me See. What does that word bring up for you? Do you automatically think [...]

By | 2018-05-09T16:58:59+00:00 May 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mindfulness and Technology: Can They Co-Exist?

Technology is thought to be the ultimate villain when it comes to mindfulness. We spend too much time on Facebook, check our phones constantly and reach for Google any time a question pops into our mind. With so many distractions, how is one to remain mindful? Yet, technology is not good or bad. It’s simply [...]

By | 2018-05-09T15:55:26+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reflections: Creating Daily Rituals

What do you consider to be a daily ritual? We already have in place certain daily rituals that may not seem like a ritual. Each morning, we brush our teeth, for example. We do it without thinking, because having clean teeth is seen as a basic necessity for a good-feeling body. We also usually have [...]

By | 2018-05-09T16:38:23+00:00 May 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments