It’s time for a group picture again: These are our latest volunteers and residents, and another fantastic group of people!
At New Life Foundation, we encourage residents and volunteers to share special skills with the community. Ronald, from The Netherlands, has been giving us training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). And now one of his meditation sessions is even available as podcast.
“I’m surprised I’m still here,” says 19-year-old Victor from Belgium, who admits he’s been kicked out of everywhere including high school. In this blog post he opens up about his troubled past and his journey here at New Life.
Volunteer Lindsay Hatloe wanted to make sure the spirits were at ease and had a nice place to reside so she donated a spirit house for our new meditation hall in the woods. In this blog post we explain why a spirit house is so important in Thai culture.
Kim Roberts is offering a four days yoga retreat here at New Life. This is a unique opportunity to build upon and refine your mind and body development techniques. Here’s what people who’ve worked with her say:
Ben was using by the age of 11, started dealing when he was 13, got arrested several times – including charges for a couple of violent attacks – by the age of 16. Then his best friend was murdered. And Ben eventually found his way to New Life. But his first impression “wasn’t so good”.
While volunteering, John Hedley and Laura Pike were so impressed with our mission that they decided to bicycle from Istanbul to Amsterdam to raise money for New Life Foundation. They recently arrived in Berlin, Germany.
Meet the Irish bear and Warrior Zulu. Find out why Thailand dominated in Egg and Spoon, who took the gold in the first-ever Olympic Rock-Paper-Scissors challenge, and who puked in the Milk Drinking games. London pales in comparison to the excitement, feats of daring, brute strength and gritty conflict of our games. The video:
Before they’ll reach out for help, people suffering from drug addiction, alcoholism and depression often have to hit bottom. By then, they can’t afford any kind of recovery program, even one as inexpensive as ours. […]