The Power of the Breath
Dear friends, After running a few retreats and hosting some burnout prevention workshops of late, the running thread across all these events was relaying the message of mindfulness to companies and retreat guests I interacted with. The new buzz word of mindfulness is very easily used. But 5-10 minutes of just mindfully sitting still and noticing the breath will not have a significant impact on your life. Sorry to be a party pooper. Yes, it's going to alleviate some symptoms i
Our Relationship With Nature
Dear friends, Today I wanted to zoom in on my (our) relationship with nature considering the crisis we find ourselves in is a result of our interaction with nature (I do not believe in conspiracy theories, some of which are rather amusing to read). The last philosophy sharing circle at my latest retreat resulted in a conversation on the notion of spirituality, which usually sparks up a conversation of faith, belief, hocus pocus with some even deeming it as a taboo subject.