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what is your reason for being? | Irish sun

what is your reason for being? | Irish sun

by Gisele Theriault May 05, 2019

On the topic of retreats, a friend recently shared scientific research she found (brain scans incl. long term studies of individuals) comparing mindfulness/meditation practice in retreat settings confer more benefits than daily practice. If you take two individuals with identical lifetime hours of meditation practice, there are more lasting changes in people who have gone on retreats (brains and behaviour).  

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Mindful Necessities West to East

Mindful Necessities West to East

by Gisele Theriault April 21, 2019

Rumi says "Let the beauty of what we love be what we do." I'm counting my blessings, both having carved a life by creating contemplative jewellery and now also enjoying the opportunity to create experience for people though retreats. 

 It took a long time for my body and mind to readjust from east to west, as it always does. Between the 10 hour time difference and the culture extremes, the practice of coupling patience and tenacity definitely came in handy. 

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Don't struggle with grief & the February SALE continues

Don't struggle with grief & the February SALE continues

by Gisele Theriault February 24, 2019

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Irreplaceable gift of solitude

Irreplaceable gift of solitude

by Gisele Theriault June 18, 2018

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The Art of Happiness

The Art of Happiness

by Gisele Theriault April 09, 2018

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EXPERIENCE, PRACTICE & PRESENCE FOR 2018

EXPERIENCE, PRACTICE & PRESENCE FOR 2018

by Gisele Theriault January 21, 2018

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New Times | Where To Find Us

New Times | Where To Find Us

by Gisele Theriault March 05, 2017

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doing it differently | reflection - projection

doing it differently | reflection - projection

by Gisele Theriault December 28, 2016

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The Compassionate Challenge

The Compassionate Challenge

by Gala Theriault October 16, 2016

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Change is in the wind

Change is in the wind

by Gisele Theriault September 30, 2016

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A Mindful Birthday

A Mindful Birthday

by Gisele Theriault September 17, 2016

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The Mindful Challenge - Week Two

The Mindful Challenge - Week Two

by Mindful Necessities September 11, 2016

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