I was very fortunate to be able to attend a 7-day, teacher lead, silent mindfulness retreat at Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado last week partly to “check a box” for MBSR teacher certification.  (More about that teacher pathway HERE. I’m […]
There are many ways we can gain wisdom and insight into the true nature of things. The most common, but not necessarily the most fun, is through experience. A more enjoyable way is through storytelling. Stories that speak […]

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“It is literally impossible to effectively share yoga as a healing art if you have not experienced its power yourself.”
Practicing mindfulness cultivates focus, self-regulation, self-awareness, compassion, and empathy. These important soft skills are vital in becoming a successful adult.

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It’s empowering and magical doing things that are difficult, even if I fall on my face or look silly to others in the process.
Have we become so addicted to being entertained and distracted that we wouldn't even know what to do with ourselves if we had 30 minutes ...
If you’re brave enough to create some time and space, consider finding a retreat. You just might uncover something precious, amazing, and vaguely familiar...You.
Allison Peet
Meditation is mind training at the deepest level. A first step of many on the way to being the master of our own minds