I have always been an independent person. When I’ve had bad times and needed support to move forward, friends and family would comment, “You are brave, you’ll be fine.” It was as if my inherent strength had become a double edged sword, I felt a bit invisible. The truth was, I did not know how to ask for help nor accept it if it was given.
New Life has a new workshop! Have you ever heard of the concept of “stream of consciousness” writing? It’s a method of narration that is a special form of interior monologue that mirrors the half thoughts, impressions, and associations of the writer…
Our newest mudbrick building is about to be finished! Find out more about the purpose of this earthen house, interesting facts about the process of creating it and which fascinating adobe structure project is up next:
Josh Korda and Kathy Cherry facilitated a “360 Degree Mindfulness Retreat” in February. We took that chance to sit down with them for an interview. In Part I they talk about DharmaPunx, recovery, and what Buddhism has to do with cookbooks.
In Part II of the interview, Josh Korda and Kathy Cherry talk about why there is no real healing without connection, the importance of community, how both Buddhism and psychology can benefit each other and the meanings of their tattoos.