Dr. Elizabeth Herman, PhD

Art of Silence Retreats

Art of Silence: Philip Fraser on Stillness and Alignment

We recently caught up with Philip Fraser, who has been teaching the Art of Silence since the early 1990s, to talk about the power of stillness and alignment. Philip offers his insights on letting go of distractions, becoming more present and aligned, and channeling balance and energy through the practice of stillness.   Being in …

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Art of Silence Retreats

Art of Silence: Philip Fraser on Broadening Your Vision

Philip Fraser has been teaching the Art of Silence since the early 1990s, and has seen hundreds of people transformed by the program. Recently,we spoke with Philip about his observations, and how the Art of Silence can help purify and streamline the human system.    The Scariness of Silence Silence can appear scary to some …

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Philip Fraser on Art of Silence: Activities and Benefits

We sat down with Philip Fraser to talk about the Art of Silence course, which he started teaching in the early 1990s. He currently teaches it every few months. Here, he describes in detail the process of this course and its many benefits.   Silence and Consciousness The subject matter of this course, and the …

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Happiness Program: Setting the Best Tone for the Day

Note: We sat down for a conversation with Dan Joy (appropriately named) about his sources of happiness and how the Happiness Program has affected his life. Dan is a budding, multi-talented musician, who shares both about music and how the Happiness techniques set the tone for the day.   Before and After Before I started this, my …

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The Healing Power of Nature Part 2: Rough Ridge Boardwalk and Beyond

Nature offers a wider lens through which to see one’s own life. A broader external and internal vision becomes especially accessible at higher altitudes, where the majesty of the landscape splays out before you at almost every turn. These big views can assist in many ways for the purpose of healing and recovering from stresses …

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