2015 January – Being Human Retreat at Sunyata Centre – Ireland

  “I feel… A lot more relaxed about my addictions.  I don’t feel the strong compulsions any more.  I feel a small one after the thought but now I understand that my thoughts aren’t permanent, I choose to be kind to myself and can let it go.”   [easymedia-slider-one med=”1474″]   “I feel… Richer, feel excited.  I liked this retreat because… It […]

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2014 October – Being Human Retreat at Sunyata Centre – Ireland

Hungry Ghost Retreat in the meditation room at Sunyata Buddhist Centre

“I feel very certain that recovery is my path and that the sitting will only strengthen my resolve.  By being present in the now and by staying in the present no matter how hard it may be physically or emotionally or mentally – it keeps me sober.  The retreat was more than I’d hoped for and covered all the topics […]

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2014 March – Being Human Retreat at New Life Foundation – Thailand

  “I have another tool to add to my AA toolbox.  I’ve been aware of mindfulness and loving-kindness the quite a while and now I have a deeper understanding of how this practice will enable me to find another level of peace and serenity.”   [easymedia-slider-one med=”1316″]   “I’m feeling lighter, and my mind feels cleared.  I’m starting to understand […]

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2014 February – Everyday Nirvana at Sunyata Centre – Ireland

  “I am feeling… Very good… Retreat reaffirms some issues especially about following my own intuitions, path etc.  Feel relaxed, revived, re-energised.”   [easymedia-slider-one med=”1453″]   “I am feeling… Grateful, breathing in and out, moving forward a step at a time.”   “I liked the retreat because… It was just so unexpected; I loved the freedom, flexibility; Vince you are […]

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2013 October – Being Human at Sunyata Centre – Ireland

Mindful Recovery - Hungry Ghost to Being Human at Sunyata Centre Ireland (October 2013) with Vince Cullen

“I feel strong, renewed, positive and optimistic.  I feel a deep sense of gratitude for all of the wonderful things in my life and a sense of joy which I have not felt before.  I have never understood concept of self-love until this retreat because I could not see anything about myself to love, because my standards about what was lovable […]

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2013 July – Being Human at Conforti Institute – Scotland

Mindful Recovery - 2013 July - Being Human at Conforti Institute - Scotland with Vince Cullen

“Definitely got to have a good look inside my own head.  Able to understand a lot of the chaos.  Able to let go of some old ghosts.  Able to be a lot more forgiving of myself and all around me.  Able to change some of the fear and confusion into love and kindness.  Did get to do a lot of […]

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2013 March – Being Human Retreat at New Life Foundation – Thailand

Mindful Recovery - 2013 March - Hungry Ghost to Being Human at New Life Foundation Thailand with Vince Cullen

  “I really enjoyed the ‘Sit-and-Share’, and just the time to be able to practice different forms of meditation while in recovery.  I really thank you for your beautiful program, this has helped a lot.  Many blessings.”   [easymedia-slider-one med=”1507″]   “Yes.  I’ve been inspired to continue my practice and to go for an intensive retreat (10 days) someday.”   […]

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2013 February – Being Human Retreat at Sunyata Centre – Ireland

Vince Cullen - Hungry Ghost to Being Human at Sunyata Centre Ireland (February 2013)

“Thank you.  This is one of those times when words can’t possibly convey what it is I want to say to you – and yet thank you and a deep bow I hope give you a sense of my gratitude.  Everything has changed and nothing has changed.  I had it all wrong – the way I saw people, life… Everything […]

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2012 March – Being Human Retreat at New Life Foundation – Thailand

Vince Cullen - Hungry Ghost to Being Human at New Life Foundation Thailand (March 2012)

33C in the shade but it was an interesting and rewarding retreat in so many ways 🙂   [easymedia-slider-one med=”856″]   The second ‘Hungry Ghost’ retreat was over 3-days at New Life Foundation (international mindfulness community) in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand.      

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2011 June – Sajja & Sila Retreat at The Barn – England

Hungry Ghost Retreat - Sajja and Sila at the Barn Retreat - June 2011

The 1st Hungry Ghost Mindful Recovery Retreat Mindful Recovery Retreat at the Barn Buddhist Rural Retreat: This inaugural ‘Sajja & Sila Retreat’ was a very special week that I shall never forget. May your Sajja always be strong, May your Sajja never be broken, May your Sajja protect you from danger, May your Sajja bring you all the gifts you […]

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