Category Archives: Retreats

Self-Love Lessons

In the end, we’ll have a jolly laugh about this personal growth journey into self-love and compassion. But, in the meantime, we make loving ourselves a very serious point of focus, with clear intention and deep commitment to doing the … Continue reading

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Mini-Retreat Into Freedom

What makes you feel free and what does freedom mean to you? I cherish the freedom to make autonomous choices and to live my life as I choose. I love that I have co-created the freedom of living a retreat … Continue reading

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Self Love the Hydro Way

Stuck in Customs / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Some of my most pleasurable moments are spent in HOT WATER! When I used to live my life at a faster pace, I viewed bathing rituals as an indulgence and would more … Continue reading

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A Full Moon In Each Eye

Werner Kunz / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA “Admit something. Everyone you see, you say to them “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud: Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, This great … Continue reading

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Historic Pine Ridge Retreat

Since 2009-10 when I worked on and received my professional Retreat Coach certification, I’ve been a member of the powerful Retreat Coach Network.  In addition to sharing many tips, resources and guidance, each month our Founder and Mentor Coach Helene … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Dance with Mentor Helene: Day One

With Autumn Equinox approaching at the end of this week, I willingly let go into an invitation and cyber-cosmic dance with beloved Mentor Coach Helene Van Manen (via her iRetreat blog and this Femme Fire blog). Coach Helene, Buddhist Master … Continue reading

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Forever-Wild Bookends

BROWN BEAR© Donald Rogers | Dreamstime.com “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe to match your nature with Nature.” ― Joseph Campbell Continuing with the intentions shared in my last post, I … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice in the Stanislaus

I am co-creating with the Universe my most fabulous summer ever! I made a list of 25 activities and elements that I envision happening and/or developing over the course of the summer, write in my journal daily about the process … Continue reading

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Be, Don’t Seek

"Maiden, Mother, Crone" Clay Art by Lotus Allen; Photograph: Giovanna Capone Another brand new year! 2012 is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac and promises to be highly creative, exciting and memorable. Happy New Year! I wound … Continue reading

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O Sweet Irrational Worship

O SWEET IRRATIONAL WORSHIP Wind and a bobwhite And the afternoon sun, By ceasing to question the sun I have become light, Bird and wind. My leaves sing. I am earth, earth All these lighted things Grow from my heart. … Continue reading

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