2015 October – Being Human Retreat at The Barn – England

Mindful Recovery with Vince Cullen

“I feel… more secure in sobriety. Planted some seeds towards self-forgiveness and being able to live easily with myself.  I certainly learned more about causes of craving, and effective ways to practice forgiveness.  I found it quite intensive and I was quite exhausted on some days. I learned a lot and am very glad I came.  Group sharing is always good […]

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2015 June – Everyday Nirvana Retreat at New Life Foundation – Thailand

  “I feel more at ease, I struggled with the retreat as there were many frustrations but that is something I am hopefully able to learn from this week with life-coaching.  I really enjoyed the Dharma talks and it has inspired me to investigate further.  Although meditation was a struggle I think I will find it a lot easier now.” […]

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Vince Cullen and Vomiting Your Way to Sobriety in Thailand

Vince Cullen and Vomiting Your Way to Sobriety at Wat Thamkrabok in Thailand - Hungry Ghost Retreats - Nalagiri House

A colourful story… www.thefix.com/content/man-vow-–-interview-vince-cullen For more about the unique approach to detoxification and recovery at Wat Thamkrabok in Thailand see – Wat Thamkrabok For more information about taking ‘Sajja’ beyond Wat Thamkrabok see – Sajja – A Practice for Transformation

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2015 March – Being Human Retreat at New Life Foundation – Thailand

  “Had hopes – I could go deeper in my personal growth experience with this retreat.  I feel relaxed, my meditation is deeper and more serene.  Aware that Buddhism is not my path to growth.  I had high expectations that deeply moving insights would come.  But this experience seems to be about ‘what is’ and cultivating positivity to ‘what is’ […]

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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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