In the Meadow

Ready, Set, Reset

July 16, 2020

How are you doing? Today is a good day to check in with yourself. We are well into this season of quarantine.  Both essential service providers, and those whose calendars emptied, have walked this new territory for weeks, though it may seem longer. Take a breath, pause, and ponder. Have you made the transition from self-comfort to self-care? If not, you still…

Making Space for Rest

May 16, 2020

February is already here!If January has come and gone and your New Years’ resolutions dropped off your to-do list, you have a fresh opportunity to start again!  Your calendar has more empty spaces today than it will the rest of the year. Consider taking some time to add self-care to your calendar to set you…

A Day for the Heart

April 16, 2020

“…Really care for who you are. Be committed to loving yourself. Take care of your heart and soul.”  Louise Hay, Author By Sharon Franquemont and Nicole Rasmussen Do you take care of both your physical and energetic heart—the energetic heart that leaps with joy or closes with sorrow.? Caretaking both your physical and emotional heart experiences are…

Those We Serve

April 16, 2020

Charlson Meadows serves a growing variety of non-profits throughout the year. Whether they come for team building, vision casting, or yearly planning, they always leave inspired and refreshed. Their time is well spent in the beautiful Nancy Nelson Lake House and out on our 142 acres of land. We love welcoming guests to our spaces and it is…

A Whole New World

March 16, 2020

A Whole New WorldThis is uncharted territory. All of us are facing a new reality. How COVID-19 will go down in our collective memory is a wild unknown. “Social distancing” and “sheltering in place” are new words in our vocabulary.  As the weeks pass we will have a greater sense of what this will mean.…

Playtime

February 16, 2020

When was the last time you just played?I mean, really played and lost all track of time because you were fully engaged? Has it been too long? “Play is a basic biological drive as integral to our health and functioning as sleep and nutrition.” -Dr. Stuart Browne MD, National Institute of Play.   The Power…

What a Wonderful Year

January 16, 2020

What a Wonderful Year for Charlson Meadows! While our doors have only been open for a few months, we have hosted a large number of groups in our beautiful new lakehouse. Our guests have gathered for meaningful conversations, reconnected with groups, and enjoyed sharing our beautiful spaces with others who serve our community.   Self Care…

Living Intuition

July 16, 2019

One’s deep intuition is an infallible guide to purpose and accomplishment.                                                           Willis Harman, SRI Scientist; President, INS Living Intuition:  What is intuition and why develop mine?  …

What is Forest Bathing?

June 28, 2019

Forest Bathing, also called Forest Therapy, offers specific techniques for you to experience nature’s healing power. Do you find yourself wanting to slow down, reduce your stress and anxiety, or re-connect with your sense of life purpose? Time in nature provides an answer. Charlson Meadows encourages you to explore this answer. Forest Bathing is a…

New Beginnings

January 6, 2018

We are excited to announce the launch of Charlson Meadows’ new and improved website with the same address as before – www.charlsonmeadows.org   2018 will be an exciting year for Charlson Meadows as we complete construction of the Nancy Nelson Lake House, our beautiful new building that will provide welcoming and flexible space to meet our guests’ needs.  We…