Tips for Recreating Dinner and Dessert in the Dark

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” — Julia Child

At our inaugural experience - Dinner and Dessert in the Dark -  guests learned the art of being present with delicious food and drinks, ambient music, and great conversation...all while blindfolded! If you couldn't make it, no worries! Check out our tips below for creating the experience at home. And don't forget to take a peek at the gallery.

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Dinner and Dessert in the Dark Recap

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” — Helen Keller

As we wrap up our series on the art of being present, please enjoy photos from our inaugural experience - Dinner and Dessert in the Dark. It was a special evening and a truly great way to practice being in the here and now. If you couldn't make the event, no worries! Check out our tips for creating the experience at home.

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Be Here Now: How? A Practical Conclusion

“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

So far, I’ve shared my thoughts on why awareness is important and I’ve detailed a few strategies for staying awake: (1) minimizing distractions, the biggest of which for many is technology, (2) filling our lives with the kind of beauty to which we must attend, and (3) being conscious of what’s going on behind the scenes of our pain that will lead us to peace. Now I’d like to offer a few tips and daily practices to help some of this stuff stick. 

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