Where Health Meets Happiness

“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Mindfulness

Testimonial: The Happiness Retreat

Our signature Happiness Retreat has created transformative experiences for thousands of people. It is a chance for emotional release and inner peace. We love sharing the stories of those whose lives have been changed by this important program.  This week, I attended the Happiness Retreat—a 9-hour course spanning three days—taught by Senior International Art of …

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Jeff Warren

Meet Jeff Warren

Meet Jeff Warren—the meditation teacher for fidgety skeptics!   Jeff Warren leads an adventure into building a practice that works for you in his insightful, rejuvenating, and fun program, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, November 22–24, 2019, at the Art of Living Retreat Center.

Pain Management - Art of Living Retreat center

Pain is a Message: How Our Brains Try to Protect Us

Most people don’t really understand how powerful the mind can be. However, every doctor knows that the mind can cause symptoms that are as severe as paralysis or inability to speak. This is known as a “conversion disorder,” and an individual with this condition truly cannot move the affected arms or legs or truly cannot …

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Nature's Inspiration

The First Steps: Drawn Through Life by Nature’s Inspiration

For as long as I can recall, the presence of nature has been fascinating. I grew up in a rural coastal setting. There, the natural world, a raw and constant companion, filled my senses and informed early developmental memories. Nature continues to organize my experience. Nature’s inspiration in my formative years For several generations, my …

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