North bay Biz, Destination: Wellness
Adopting the concept of wellness tourism has proved beneficial for North Bay businesses that want to showcase themselves in a new way. “We’ve opened up the center to bookings for expanded self-care and personal retreat offerings,” says Linda Copenhagen, co-director of Ratna Ling.
Volunteering Snapshot: Community Work Day
“Work can be a source of growth, an opportunity to learn more about ourselves and to develop positive and healthy relationships. If we view work in this way, we find there is really no difference between devoting energy and care to our work and devoting energy to improving our awareness and appreciation of life.” Tarthang Tulku, Skillful Means
Mindfulness in Action: Atmospheric River an Opportunity for Present Moment Meditation
Icy droplets streaming over my nose and cheeks mix in a seamless river of rain as we stand next to another fallen sentinel which once lined Hauser Bridge Road.
What if our gratitude comes from nothing to everything?
Can we just be grateful to all that is given, independent of the conditions, not depending on external circumstance,
4 AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS
In Tibetan Buddhism, we use a set of symbols that represent some of the core aspects and principles of its teachings, including compassion and wisdom, and some qualities of enlightenment.
What is mindfulness? What is meditation?
With mindfulness we become aware of the activities of our minds and learn to relax our mind and senses; gaining reprieve from a busy mind that drives our thoughts and feelings,...