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The Spa In Me Podcast

Feb 18, 2022

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” ― Oprah Winfrey


Spas, Resorts, and Wellness Centers

The Stonebrook Project 

Beauty Changes Lives


Retreats, Events, Festivals, and Venues

Silo Wellness

Minnesota Department of Agriculture 


Artist Residency Programs

The Writers in Residence program at Hedgebrook is located on Whidbey Island and has two application cycles in 2022. This program is located on 48-acres of forest and meadow with a view of Mount Rainier. This residency is open to women-identified writers 18 and older. Up to six writers can be in residence at a time, each housed in a handcrafted cottage.

The Baer Art Center is part of a beautiful seaside horse farm in Northwestern Iceland, where it hosts short residency sessions, thematic workshops, and art classes for visual artists, architects, and designers. The application process for two-week residencies is now open.

Interview With Heidi Chew Osborne, Executive Director of Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, Fremont, Ohio

Heidi Chew Osborne grew up in Warren, Pennsylvania. She obtained an undergraduate in journalism from the University of Dayton with a certificate in retreat ministry. She also has a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry/Theology from Gannon University and a certification in Church Management from Villanova University. Heidi worked as a high school theology teacher for 10 years in Madison, Wisconsin; Chardon, Ohio; and Sandusky, Ohio. She also worked as an administrative assistant for four years at St. Joseph Church, Marblehead, Ohio. Heidi also worked as an enrollment coordinator at Immaculate Conception School, Port Clinton, Ohio for four years. Since August 2019, she has worked as the Executive Director at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center. Heidi is married, has four children (ages 6-12), one dog, and two cats.

Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center




Books, Music, and More for Everyday Self Care

The books below are available in our Bookshop book store. As an affiliate, if you purchase a book in our book store, we may receive a small commission.

Stephen Levine wrote A Year to Live in the late 1990s. After living mindfully for a year as if it was all that he had remaining, he teaches his readers how living with urgency can teach us to reflect on our worldview and priorities.

It's Always Freezer Season: How to Freeze Like a Chef with 100 Make-Ahead Recipes by Ashley Christensen and Kaitlyn Goalen can help us to save time with meal planning.

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