Mastery and Mystery: A Personal Journey of Transformation

Mastery and Mystery: A Personal Journey of Transformation

By Tina Boehm. Tina is soon leaving her post as a Haven Registrar, and will be greatly missed. Here she reflects on three programs she has taken recently and looks ahead with gratitude. This Spring I started to feel the inklings of something stirring inside me. A restlessness and discomfort started to set in. In […]

Learning to Slow Down and Respect the Process

Learning to Slow Down and Respect the Process

Sarah Sheridan writes about her experience of The Inner Activist’s Building Strong and Respectful Relationships, held recently at The Haven. For more about The Inner Activist and upcoming programs visit inneractivist.com. This article was first posted on the Inner Activist blog. During our week on Gabriola Island I kept a journal for keeping track of […]

Thunderbird Dorms – an update and a sneak peek!

Thunderbird Dorms – an update and a sneak peek!

By Rachel Davey As we enter the final week of the Thunderbird dorm project, here are some sneak peeks at what’s going on inside. For these custom built dorms, we’ve tried to think of everything that will make your stay as comfortable as it can be, at a very affordable price. Go to the Haven […]

2015 Drought

2015 Drought

Water is always a critical issue at The Haven, and we have already recognized that 2015 is a drought year. We are taking additional steps to ensure that we have enough water to last through the summer. We have 180,000 gallons of water storage capacity, and we have started drawing on this already. In comparison […]

International Holistic Centers Gathering: Final Day, Gifts, Growth, and Gratitude

International Holistic Centers Gathering: Final Day, Gifts, Growth, and Gratitude

By Cathy McNally Gifts, Growth, and Gratitude As I look back on my week at the Centers Gathering on the Pelion Peninsula in Greece, I have a sense of much personal deepening and growth. I am also returning to Canada with a sense of significant expansion of our resource network. Christine Lines from Findhorn summarized: […]

International Holistic Centers Gathering: May 14 & 15

International Holistic Centers Gathering: May 14 & 15

By Cathy McNally Mid-week Adventures: Wednesday May 13 Mid-way through the week of the Centers Gathering we had an unexpected event: the whole mountain lost electricity starting around 8am.  Happily this occurred just after the kitchen had finished heating our water for morning coffee and tea!  It also meant we needed to change our morning plans […]

International Holistic Centers Gathering: Day 2

International Holistic Centers Gathering: Day 2

By Cathy McNally This morning is the second day of the International Holistic Centers Gathering May 2015, held at the Damouhari Hotel in the only natural port on the coast of the Pelion peninsula in the north east part of central Greece. This was the location for the filming of Mama Mia with Meryl Streep. […]

Thunderbird Dorms: The Art and Science of Living Well, Together

Thunderbird Dorms: The Art and Science of Living Well, Together

By Rachel Davey Work on the Thunderbird dorms has been underway for a month now, and we are all very excited at the progress made and the opportunities this new style of accommodation will offer. Recently, we identified ‘the art and science of living well, together’ as part of the essence of programs at The […]

Centering for the Gathering

Centering for the Gathering

By Cathy McNally Wow! Many things converging in my life – like a gift. Yesterday I turned 60. May 1, I have the pleasure of joining Rachel on The Haven’s monthly Q&A online session, topic: listening. May 10–15, I am representing The Haven in Greece at the Centers Gathering! So what is the thread here? […]

An ER Come Alive Testimonial

An ER Come Alive Testimonial

We recently received this wonderful Come Alive testimonial I have been a career Emergency Medicine Physician for 30 years, currently practicing in Edmonton. I had two weeks off in my emergency department schedule and was exploring holiday/educational opportunities. There was a major Emergency Medicine conference in Las Vegas and I was all set to register when […]