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Meet Arwen Ek, your hostess for Winter Retreat 2019: Coming Home

As many of you know, I am the admin for this website, as well as the Founding Director of The Holistic Homestead. What you may not know, is that before I started the Homestead, I lived as a Buddhist Nun…

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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 2018, lean into yourself

Our winter retreats are our most popular event of the entire year – last year we had over 20 people register and participate in the online daily practices and in-person special events. This year, our retreat lasts for seven days…

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Announcing Winter Retreat 2018: Lean In

Join us for our annual winter retreat! Starting on Sunday, February 18th and ending on Sunday, February 25th, we will spend 8 days sharing prayer, yoga, meditation and inspiration online and in-person. THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR EVENT OF THE…

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What is a ‘holistic’ Health Fair?

Here in Colorado, Channel 9 News sponsors something called the “9 Health Fair”. These fairs happen all over the state throughout the year and feature vaccination clinics, blood donation areas, dental exams, eye exams, BMI checking, A1C and diabetes testing,…

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Ten reasons to join us for Winter Retreat 2015

Some folks are asking, “why spiritual practice? I thought this was a health blog – not a religious blog!” You’re right – The Holistic Homestead is all about DIY holistic living which includes a healthy body, mind and spirit. Traditional…

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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 3: The Seat of Creativity

Winter Retreat Day 3: Tuesday, February 25 Today’s offering is from a dear mentor, teacher and friend, the renowned Aditi Devi. We met while living and working at Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Her biography is…

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