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The Power of Digital Detox

Catriona Pollard | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Every year I have a digital free holiday. Let me explain what I mean. A few years ago I turned off my phone and travelled around Myanmar (Burma) for t...

Conservative Republicans Discuss Potential Budget Showdown

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

While House Democrats were busy in Baltimore listening to Vice President Joe Biden, House conservatives were holding their own retreat Thursday, meet...

Is Non-Action a Business Strategy?

Tova Payne | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

Several years ago, after spending months getting the word out for a retreat, I thought to myself "I wonder what will happen if I practice the Taoist a...

How to Move From Surviving to Thriving

Amanda Yuill | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

So what can you do to move up the pyramid and get to a point where you are thriving instead of simply surviving? I've broken it down into five steps:

24 Festivals And Retreats To Revitalize Your Soul In 2016

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion

As the new year stretches out before us, it's the perfect time to start setting intentions. Among them should be a renewed commitment to self-express...

This Is for Those Who Love to Travel

Candace Loy | Posted 12.30.2015 | Travel
Candace Loy

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.

The Heart of Meditation: Letting Go, Letting Be, Receiving

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

The silence of our heart is the balance to the busy demanding world we live in. This is why so many people are hungry for and enjoying the heart of meditation. The unending presence we find within is very healing for all our limits physically, emotionally, and in the world.

So I Went on a Yoga Retreat

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 11.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Yes, yoga retreats. They get a bad rap at times in the yoga world. Expensive, bougie, inaccessible. I'm so clear that retreats are not a luxury but...

First Hive Women's Retreat Connects Purpose-Driven Female Leaders

Jessica Biber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Jessica Biber

I attended the pilot retreat, along with eight other women in Boonville, Calif. One could describe the retreat with words like connection, reflection, sun-brushed hillsides and fireside conversations... But I would just use the word magic.

The Boys

Robbi Rucker | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Robbi Rucker

There are four boys in my life; none truly boys at all. I don't think of them this way, especially now that they are all grown men with tremendous hea...

7 Simple Steps to Create an At-Home Wellness Retreat

Brandy Oswald | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandy Oswald

Seven simple steps is all you need to have a blissful, relaxing weekend. Go ahead and enjoy your soul-soothing at-home wellness retreat!

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

10 Things You Should Never Say To A Writer

Laura Munson | Posted 08.08.2015 | Fifty
Laura Munson

#TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter is a trending hashtag on the internet and one which Jodi Picoult, Amy Tan and others are having fun with...so I thought I'd chime in. After three decades of living the writer's life, I have many more than ten juicy possibilities for this list. But here is my all-time personal favorite.

Finding Om in a Room of One's Own

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

"A photograph I took some years ago. It shows a picture of the room I know. I sit and wait alone in my room. The walls are white and in the night The ...

Don't Know What You Want? 10 Simple Steps for Creating a Personal Vision Retreat

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamika Schilbe

Last month I told friends I was taking a few days off to go on a vision retreat, and I realized people had no clue what I was talking about. "Is that a course you're taking?" someone asked. Good question.

How I Finally Recognized And Listened To My Inner Voice

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

Recently I arrived at a one-day retreat not realizing that most of our activities were going to be completed in silence. We were an eclectic group of 25 semi-spiritual women. Each of us had carved out the day for self-reflection and renewal.

5 Reasons Doing Dishes, Laundry and Cleaning Could Be Ruining Your Creative Flow

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sky Mandala Marcano

I admire all the mothers and fathers who nurture and respect the home by cleaning and organizing. But some of us may benefit from letting go of a few tasks, to then benefit from being creative in other ways.

Maderas Village Life

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Kyriaki Chonacas

After traveling all around the world, I must say there's something really special going on in Nicaragua. I suggest to the pioneers, tastemakers, creatives, highly intelligent, conscious beings, this is the place for you.

The Retreatniks

John Feffer | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
John Feffer

The new talking point for the Republican Party -- actually, it's an old talking point in expensive new clothing -- is "America is in retreat."

10 Relaxing Resorts Where You Can Warm Up This Winter

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.

I Decided to Stop. And I Invite You to Join Me.

Narkis Alon | Posted 03.17.2015 | Small Business
Narkis Alon

In the beginning of our journey, we need to convince people that our business exists, has the right to exist and will continue to exist. Continuing our journey, if we scale up, we become so busy with growing our business that we sometimes forget why we're doing it to begin with.

The Ancient Practice That Can Transform Your Life

Laura Munson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Fifty
Laura Munson

The act of going on a retreat is not woo woo. Leaving our daily lives behind and retreating into our primal rhythms, our purest flow, has been done since the beginning of time. The Native Americans went on Vision Quests. Jesus went to the desert. Buddha went to the Bo tree. Muhammad went to a cave.

Form Follows Dysfunction: The Enduring Legacy of a Strategic Failure

Paul Gunther | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad.

15 Writing Quotes to Challenge and Inspire

Karen Dionne | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Karen Dionne

Many writers would drool at the idea of spending a week at a writers retreat on a private Bahamian island, but not every writer is in a position to invest the time and money to attend.

How A Retreat Led This Man To Find His Life's Purpose (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes beating stress and burnout requires getting totally out of your present surroundings -- and finding peace somewhere far from the concerns of...