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When meditation is NOT good for you

Is your mind like a Rubik's cube?

Meditation is not what you think, or don’t think. Sitting quietly and listening deeply allows for the benefits of meditation to arise naturally, without having to try so hard.

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Winter Retreat Day 1: Coming Home with self-care

Today we enjoyed four hours at 7 Healing Stars together, getting massage, dancing, meditating, doing yoga, drinking tea and sharing a healing and sacred space. It was a truly beautiful experience to share with others, and I wanted to extend…

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What does it mean to truly “Come Home”?

“True refuge is that which allows us to be at home, at peace, to discover true happiness…Ultimately, it’s our own true nature.” – Tara Brach, True Refuge Confession: I set the theme of our annual retreats by meditating on what…

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Announcing Winter Retreat 2019: Coming Home

Come home to your true self this February with The Holistic Homestead! Every winter we draw our energy inward, taking advantage of the slow and quiet time of the year to sip our tea and watch the snow fall. Even…

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Winter Retreat Day 6: Making the most of each moment

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Winter Retreat Day 4: the dynamic spirit

Dear Friends, I wanted to share an excerpt from our retreat this year, as an offering of peace and love to the world. We started with diving deeply into the ocean of intention from which our loving kindness and compassion…

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Winter Retreat Day 4: Fierce Self-Love & Compassion

Today’s offering comes from my dear spiritual mentor and friend on the path of awakening, Aditi Devi Ma. She has been contributing her teachings to our retreat since it began four years ago, and also teaches in the Denver/Boulder area….

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Spring Cleanse starts TOMORROW! Here are some tools to get ready

Spring Cleanse 2016: Body, Speech & Mind is shaping up to be the most holistic cleanse we’ve had here at the Homestead ever. Ironic, I know. But the emphasis is usually on cleansing just the body – eschewing certain foods,…

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Naturally Nourished in Nederland

The peak to peak community has a new member – you’ve probably seen her bright smile at the Community Center volunteering at the food pantry, or at the Peak to Peak Counseling table during the Holiday Health and Human Services…

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Winter Retreat Day 5: Healing Vibrations

practice for Thursday, February 27 Today’s practice is inspired by a wonderful healer, mentor and author of Vitality!, Dr. Kathleen Fry. I recently asked Dr. Kathleen Fry to share her experience with healing and spirituality: “Singing is such a healing…

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