[caption id="attachment_7159" align="alignleft" width="169"] Penuel Ridge Retreat Center Ashland City, Tennessee[/caption] With my 33rd birthday looming over me, along with my boss going out of the country for two weeks, I knew I needed a quick, cheap getaway.  After all of the travel, work, and chaos the past year has…

Meditation. We hear about it often. It's good for us, we're told. It helps us relax, focus, reduce stress. "Take a deep breath and release the struggle. Meditation is simply a way to be more of who you are." - Chopra Center Meditation page on Facebook. When I was new…

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