retreats

AtTheJoy is a State of Mind, truly splendor in the Vines, planted deep in the Eola-Amity AVA. I am sitting poolside, warmed
When adults arrive at Camp Grounded, the first thing they do is turn in their phones. During the four-day retreat, campers assume pseudonyms, do not mention work or the word "J-O-B," and interact with one another like kids. It's a way of stepping off the grid and reconnecting, face to face.
With a 5 Star rating on Trip Advisor, the Blooming Lotus Yoga Retreat is one of the top yoga retreats in Bali. Choose from
Team retreats allow a group of people to indulge in tasks that just don't happen in the normal office environment. For the
My 41st birthday is Monday. I'm taking myself to Orcas Island for the long weekend because I want to go slow.
It was a few days before the beginning of Lent when I spotted the tree, a valley oak standing at the trailhead. I was on retreat at the Bishop's Ranch, a bucolic spot deep in California wine country and I had intended to take a brisk solo hike in the woods. But the old valley oak, its deadness, stopped me in my tracks.
I am a new business owner, and with this comes new challenges. I thought I had kicked things off as an entrepreneur with a bang, but found myself becoming distracted by all the fluff and empty promises.
It can however still be a lot of fun, if you go in with a smile and wait your turn and choose to enjoy the fun and beauty there is.
As we rested in Savasana one evening and the teacher called out, "Sigh and let it all go," Cherie, a Clydesdale Thoroughbred Cross, chimed in with a lovely whinny. Clearly, horses and yoga went hoof and hand here.
In the beginning, there existed an island -- uninhabited but for the Arctic fox -- sculpted by snow and ice, wind, water, and fire. This wild, windswept land had no name, until settlers arrived in the 10th century, and made this place their home.
Most of us are not even aware of that voice that lives inside us, viciously so. Unfortunately, I have been in a long-term abusive relationship with my Inner Critter for years. My Inner Critter poses as an Ivy League tweed-clad professor, and I tend to assign immediate power to anyone boasting to have a "smart" bespectacled academic Joycean opinion, especially about writing.
I'm able to be prolific at this cabin in large part because there is no Internet. Thank God there are still places we can
The dawn of a new year inspires commitments to deal with such health and wellness issues, be they chronic symptoms, fitness goals, stress relief, or general bad habits. And if you don't know where to start, a destination spa program can help.
Slowing down and going deep trumps speeding up and going crazy. Immersion trumps diversion. It's possible. Yes, it is. I have proof. And so do you, if only you would pause long enough to remember those extraordinary times when you unplugged and tuned in.
It is exciting to live in a globalized society, even as it is demanding. We have at our fingertips access to much of the knowledge that has ever been available on these subjects, both in distant past and immediate present. Yoga and psychology are tremendous complements to each other.
I should confess that I have never been a fan of revision. I preach to my students about its importance, but I am loath to embark on it myself. I want what I write to be right the first time.
We should be excited to wake up in the morning and meditate, drink our morning coffee, or go to work. Why waste time showing up for a life that you don't want, doing work that you don't value, or be around people that don't uplift or inspire you?
Instead of getting in killer shape for your vacation, why not do it on vacation? A new breed of getaways is designed to send you home healthier and happier.