1/2 Day Teen Retreat on Merlin Nature Preserve – **CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT**

****WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HOST OUR 1/2 DAY TEEN RETREAT AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED.  DUE TO THE STRUCTURE OF THE 1/2 DAY PROGRAM & ACTIVITIES THEREIN, IN ORDER FOR THE EXPERIENCE TO BE EFFECTIVE & BENEFICIAL FOR RETREAT-GOERS, WE…

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**POSTPONED – “Finding Your Balance” Workshop for High School Girls**

***WE DEEPLY APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO SOME SERIOUS UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WORKSHOP HAD TO BE POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS FINALIZED.*** A unique 1/2 day workshop for high school girls (15-19 years in age) incorporating elements of philosophy, psychology, mindfulness meditation, yoga, activities,…

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**POSTPONED – “Finding Your Balance” Workshop for High School Boys**

***WE DEEPLY APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO SOME SERIOUS UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WORKSHOP HAD TO BE POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS FINALIZED.*** A unique 1/2 day workshop for high school boys (15-19 years in age) incorporating elements of philosophy, psychology, mindfulness meditation, yoga, activities,…

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2016 Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop

Our Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop took place on Saturday, December 10th at the Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center.  A unique 1-day gathering that incorporated elements of philosophy, psychology, yoga/stretching, mindfulness meditation, readings & poetry, the workshop served as an opportunity for individuals to navigate the grieving process in…

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Can David Hume Help You With a Mid-Life Crisis?

Who says philosophy can’t help you with major life issues?  Author and Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at U.C. Berkeley, Alison Gopnik, talks about how mid-century philosopher David Hume (coupled with a healthy does of Buddhism) helped her solve her mid-life crisis.  Read more…

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Why a Walk in the Park is Good for Our Brains

Can walking in green, natural spaces (parks, outdoors, natural environments) improve your mental health?  Yes!  A growing body of research shows that being in nature does in fact lower stress levels, improve memory & enhance affect (mood).  But how exactly does it do this?  According to a recent study in…

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