Take a Retreat to Boost Your Personal Freedom

For millennia, retreats have been used by sages, scientists, and saints to refresh and refocus, and have often been the occasion for profound personal transformation. The founder of Buddhism, Gotama Buddha, recommended his followers spend the 3 months of the rainy season in one place and focus on their meditation practice, called the Vassa. The […]

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You don’t need to become an expert – you just need to keep trying.

I stood at the top of Marx, a wryly-named double-black-diamond expert ski trail at the peak of Big Sky’s Lone Mountain, over 11,000 feet above sea level. I had worked myself up to this over a week of skiing with my 25-year-old son Max and a couple of his friends, but now that I was […]

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