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Top 10 Reasons to be Mindful

Mindfulness, being awake and aware in the present moment is so powerful because it is the only place we can decide, create, listen, act, and live. When we cultivate the kind of awareness that comes through mindfulness practices, we have the opportunity to pause and choose how we respond to the inevitable triggers and stresses…

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Ready to Shift into Fall? Three Things To Do

Posted by Diane Sieg on September 7, 2012 I used to want summer to go on forever, but the truth is, after living in a tropical climate that was always summer, I now celebrate the change of seasons.   Each season brings with it an opportunity to look at and experience things new again. Fall takes…

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Why I'm NOT Going Disneyland!

“Sometimes you need to get away to come back home” “I need a vacation from my vacation” the familiar line goes – and those who use it aren’t really joking. Seems some 50% of Americans polled admit to being more exhausted after their vacation than before it started! In these days of wi-fi, smartphones, Facebook,…

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Five Lessons from a Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

For the last two years, I have facilitated a yoga retreat on the Osa Peninsula at Boca Sombrero Resort. The unspoiled Osa is a remote area on the south Pacific side of Costa Rica where the rainforest meets the sea. On my first trip to Costa Rica, I was so impressed with the beauty of the jungle…

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The High Cost of Chaos

Just when you think the distractions of summer are about over and the economy is turning around, we get another unexpected round of uncertainty and sliding markets.  The fear and panic from all the indecision and volatility is palpable and creates chaos, which never serves because… Chaos is exhausting. Anxiety and fear drain our energy,…

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What is Your Big Life?

I have just spent a day and a half with 40 highly successful and sophisticated women at Spruce Mountain Ranch, my first Camp Experience event called Get Away and Get it!   I once again am reminded of the value of getting away and spending rich time with like minded people.  With great food, yoga, a…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take Yourself on a Colorado Mountain Yoga Retreat

Summer is almost here and as you schedule in your standard barbecues, weddings, vacations and special projects, is there something else you could do?  Something totally new and different or maybe somewhat familiar, but you haven’t created the time and space for?  I’m referring to taking yourself on a  retreat.  Whether you get away on your own or…

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The Mountain Retreat

I have just returned from a 3 day writing retreat and I am reminded of the supreme power of getting away.  To be perfectly honest, the reason I went at all was because of a change in a client plan and I happened to have 3 days totally free.    I thought, “Maybe I should stil…

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Five Lessons From a Bath House

I have actually heard people say they don’t have time to take baths.  Being a longtime fan of luxurious bathing myself, I experienced the bath of a lifetime last week when I was speaking in Little Rock and treated to a quick, but very worthwhile trip to Hot Springs. Hot Springs is an former gangster hangout with 5 beautiful lakes, natural mineral springs,…

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