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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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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Cold Turkey in a Hot Climate: Detox Treatment at Wat Tham Krabok

Addiction treatment from a unique Buddhist perspective. I wrote the article ‘Cold Turkey in a Hot Climate: Detox Treatment at Wat Tham Krabok‘ for the special ‘Addiction‘ issue of the Buddhist magazine ‘Inquiring Mind‘ in 2010. It seems like a long time ago now but the content is still just as valid today. This special edition of ‘Inquiring Mind’ also […]

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