25Sep

Golden Door 5-Day Coed Special

September 25, 2015 by Golden Door

Our Coed Weeks have been so popular, you have asked for more of them. So, we’d like to wrap up this year by presenting a 5-Day holiday celebration December 13 – 18 with two special gifts from us to start the new year right! You’ll find out what’s in your stars for 2016 with a private, personal reading by master astrologer, Alex Bunshaft. Plus, make a serene entrance into the new year with an in-depth mindfulness lesson from Inner Wisdom guide, AnnHarriet Buck. This is the perfect holiday gift to share with someone you care about or a great little spruce-up for yourself! As ever, the full Golden Door fitness program, our superlative spa services and splendid cuisine will be at your command. We’re planning on a 20-guest minimum for this special 5-Day Retreat, so please call 866.420.6414 or e-mail reservations@goldendoor.com no later than October 30th if you are interested in joining our exclusive holiday gathering. The rate for our 5-Day Celebration is $5000 per person.

24Sep

September: See Routines as Rituals

September 24, 2015 by Carol Tibbetts

”Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”- Buddha Often when we are engaged in everyday routines, our body is in one place, while our mind is somewhere else, and our breath is being ignored.  We’re operating in autopilot.  This is mindlessness.  And in today’s world where most of us are in a constant state of partial attention, it’s the norm. But consider this: In challenging times of our lives, when we’re stressed, sick or injured, we tend to turn to our daily routines to help us feel normal and forget our worries. Routines then become soothing – and more sacred – like rituals. Why wait until tough times, when you could create more joy now?  By seeing routines as rituals, we can prevent burn-out and boredom and cultivate appreciation for the simple mundane routines that make up our lives.  This is mindfulness. Here’s How to Do It:  1. Get …