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Wisdom from Experience

I’ve been living in Puerto Vallarta for about twenty-four years now, which means I’ve acquired a great deal of Vallartan life experience. I am happy to share some of the wisdom I’ve gathered because it’s been so helpful to me when others have done the same.  Some of that...

You Were Never Lost

There's a tendency among many people never to question the notion that they are alone and separate from God. And the drive is to become comfortable with that by learning to set goals and achieve things, create prosperity, and enjoy your independence. You can even have a concept of...

Casa Rafaela and Candice Bernes Unite!

Casa Rafaela, a new concept in Puerto Vallarta, promotes the development of wisdom and compassion, the advancement of healing meditation, and the sharing of love and joy with oneself and all living beings. Candice Bernes, Unified Mindfulness teacher and breathwork practitioner from Ottawa, Canada, presents her internationally acclaimed breathwork...

See the World Through the Lens of Your Heart

As you take in the world through your senses, you will notice an acceleration of things happening-- some of lesser import and some of greater import. You will also notice that you will have reactions to those things. Some will be, "Oh good!" and some will be, "Oh no!"...

Kindness and Kids

It’s the month of love and friendship, which always gets me in the mood to talk about kindness and kids. It’s one of the hardest things to do; to raise kind, compassionate children who set healthy boundaries in their relationships. And yet, it’s possible. I promise. I think it’s...

Sharing and Being Love Changes Everything 

With all the help that is now being offered on this planet-- all the wisdom, all the comfort, all the understanding, all the compassion, it may be time for you to align yourself with the energies that are flowing and take a more active role in the ascension of...

Shared Family Experiences

One of my Facebook friends recently shared some pictures of his trip to the Yucatan Peninsula, and it brought back memories. My husband and I took our two children on that same journey back in 2015, and I wanted to dig through my pictures and compare notes with my...

Introducing Xalli Beach Club and Amixtli Restaurant

The name Xalli itself means 'arena,' and Amixtli means 'sea breeze,' in Nahuatl, the Aztec Mexican language. The Club and restaurant are part of the Sierra del Mar real estate development.  The three-level restaurant and beach club have the most breathtaking views of the bay directly on the beach and two levels above. The design is...

Love is in the Air Sensuality Workshops

These four different workshops are a rare opportunity to explore sexuality with a partner or by yourself, and everybody will keep their clothes on.  Become more confident, expressive, and satisfied in the bedroom. Love is in the Air is led by Moon, a former professional dominatrix and Pleasure Coach...

Choosing a New School for Your Child

I’m a kindergarten teacher and early childhood coordinator at the American School in Puerto Vallarta, and I love this time of year. As a kindergarten teacher, I’m watching my five-year-old students turn six, which means they are starting to do all kinds of amazing things.  For example, some...

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