Finding Your Way In Life: A 2-Day Workshop on Discovering Your Ideal Vocation

with Adam How and Kim Roberts, 22 – 23 July 2013


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined

– Henry David Thoreau


  • Are you looking for a change in your life?
  • Are you feeling stuck in a situation that doesn’t fit any more?
  • Do you want to lead a more meaningful life?
  • One that reflects your values and interests?

Our vision and enthusiasm sometimes get clouded by everyday life…

This workshop will help and inspire you to reconnect with your true self and that vision of a “life worth living” that we all hold inside.

Using a variety of easy and enjoyable tools and exercises, including movement, writing, drawing and mindfulness you will identify:

  • What is important to you
  • What is meaningful
  • What are your priorities
  • What gets in the way
  • How to work with fear, self-criticism and other people’s negativity

About Adam and Kim:

Adam and Kim combine nearly 50 years of yoga and mindfulness practice with four decades of experience in the field of cutting edge Western psychotherapeutic technique. With compassion and humour they will help you find your own authentic Self.

They have both lived interesting and exciting lives around the world honouring their own way! Currently they are life coaches at New Life Foundation, a pioneering Mindfulness-based recovery centre in Northern Thailand.

For further info on Kim and her work please visit:





For Adam’s bio visit:





Workshop Information:

– 3000 Baht for Guests (includes accommodation on July 21 and 22 and all meals)

– 1500 Baht for New Life Volunteers

– 1000 Baht for New Life Residents

The workshop runs from 9am – 5pm on July 22 and 23. If you are a guest, please organise to arrive on the afternoon of Sunday 21st 4.00pm – 6.00pm for registration. You are also invited to join us for dinner at 6.30pm.

Our community practices noble silence from 9.30pm until 8am the next morning. Workshop participants will also be asked to adhere to noble silence during these times.

All rooms are single ensuite rooms with a toilet and shower, warm water, fan, sheets and towels. Places are limited so please sign up immediately so that we can reserve a room for you. For more information or registration, please contact us at:

Please note that New Life is a non-profit organisation. The fee covers only the costs of holding the workshop, including food, electricity, accommodation, and the teachers’ fees. Being a young foundation, we need a lot of support, so additional donations are very welcome! Please help us spread the word and bring some friends.

NB: An added cost of 750 baht per person per night applies if you wish to stay at the foundation after the workshop ends. Please inform us at time of registration. The retreat fee must be paid in full, in advance. Please notify us of payment details and send a copy of the transfer receipt so that we can complete your registration. Payment information can be found here:

Simple, healthy meals will be served, consisting of breakfast with fruit and Thai-style meals for lunch and dinner. We cannot cater to specialised diets, but do let us know if have any food allergies. There will be vegetarian options available at every meal.

Location: New Life Foundation

No. 49 Moo 1, Tambol Don Sila, Amphoe Wiang Chai, Chiang Rai, Thailand

The workshop fee does not include transportation to and from the workshop location. There are a number of low-cost carriers within Thailand and the Asia region if you would like to fly to Chiang Rai. Buses are also a good option. Taxis and tuk-tuks that will take you straight to the foundation can be hired at the airport or bus station.

For a detailed map and directions, please visit:

Things to bring:

–       A light sweater and raincoat/umbrella in case of rain/cold mornings or evenings

–       Mosquito repellent: this is a natural environment and we do not use pesticides

–       A bathing suit: if you would like to use the swimming pool or steam bath

–       A torch: the path to our forest meditation hall is very dark at night

–       A refillable water bottle: we have a natural filtration system for drinking water


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