Spending last summer getting in over my head gave me an extra dose of confidence. A friend of mine suggested Byron and I take a Happiness course at The Art of Living. So, as I had done in the past, I got on my board and paddled toward adventure, only this time I was in my SUV driving up a mountain in Boone, NC.
It wasn’t the first time we had been to The Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, NC. I brought Byron there for his 50th birthday on a whim, thinking what better present then to take him to the top of a mountain so he can breathe deeply for his 50th. We had such a positive experience that we were eager to see if the second time around would be as inspiring.
When we arrived at the retreat center and checked in, we…
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