écovallée is many things. A refuge from the chaos and confusion of everyday life. A peaceful place where you can reconnect with the natural world and simply be yourself. A welcoming space in which you can practice yoga, meditation, mindfulness, awareness – and enjoy other healing therapies like reiki and kinesiology. You will sleep in a yurt nestled into the edge of the woods. You will shower under the sky and dine under cover in the outdoor kitchen. Lights, refrigeration and washing are powered by 100% renewable electricity. All the structures are made using natural or recycled materials wherever possible. Just 500 metres away, the medieval market town of Lalinde offers all the conveniences of the 21st Century, while the Dordogne itself is rich in prehistory. Our species has been walking this valley for over 40,000 years. Maybe that’s why it feels like home.
Here are three ways to increase present-moment awareness that I’ve drawn from books I’ve read this year. All these ways are interconnected and they all lead in the same direction – towards a more joyful, fulfilling experience of life. I hope you find at least one of them helpful. The First Way TheRead more »