Honouring Seasons

The process of creating is very simple, and often unexpected, for me now. I like to set an intention, get out in nature, collect beautiful objects, and express creatively. This mandala moment honours the changing seasons and nature.

Projects and Purpose

I always have a project on the go that helps me feel productive and purposeful. Maintaining and evolving The Hive involves continuous attention. We have been cleaning debris and clearing a portion of the forest that belongs to our property for years and years. As well, the buildings are always being updated with features that help make the guest experience … Read More

Mandala Moment

#MandalaMoment – For all of those who bring immeasurable gifts to the #corporeal realm. Remembering with gratitude, my friend Gail.

Sweet Music at The Hive

It was quite thrilling to hear the sound of soulful music emanating from The Hive Stay in early September. A group of incredible musicians came together to get creative. Their inspired energy resulted in numerous original songs. Can’t wait for the next event! 

Searching for Signs

Sharon Mendelaoui, Founder and Creative Director of Daily Dream 360, writes about her profound experience at The Hive.“I had no idea that during this visit to the Hive Centre and by participating in a few spiritual ceremonies, crafts and nature walks, I’d receive so much enlightenment.” Click here to read Winter Spiritual Retreat at the Hive Centre in Durham. *Photo … Read More

Wild Views

Coming Soon! Exploring All Things Barefoot, Wild + Free. Hosted by Shayne Traviss + Elsii Faria

Exploring Identity @ RMG

It has been a life-long habit to spend countless hours pouring through family photographs. I am enthralled by the expression and perception of a moment through a photo. A very interesting topic in the age of social media… When I create art, I like to extract and add elements from photographs to give them them new life and meaning – … Read More

When We Were Little

Pictures can be portals that help us ease old traumas by empathizing with the little girl or boy within. Go back to a time of difficulty from your childhood. Envision yourself speaking to the little you with understanding and compassion. This exercise can help you with self-love.

Lennon and Maisy – A Story

On this day eight years ago, I was part of a remarkable experience that reminds me that when the time is right, the universe will conspire to make things happen and that with focused intention, hard work, love and joy, miracles can happen. Read more. #LennonandMaisy #VideosThatGoViral #RealDeal

Holi Celebration

Sometimes special people come along and give you what you didn’t know you needed. What an incredible gift from Shayne Traviss and Timm – a Holi Celebration at the Timm David Shampoo Company. It was a feast for the senses – kundalini movement, meditative music, indian cuisine, flower confetti and a community of people to celebrate with. So much gratitude. … Read More