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For so long, I was told I couldn’t do it all. I was told that being a multipassionate creative wasn’t a thing.
I’m glad I didn’t listen.
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Get away from it all and get in touch with your creative self.
Escape to magical Santa Barbara, CA for a few days that will change your life. If you are passionate about making your writing or creative project come to fruition and are craving peace, quiet, but also guidance, this exclusive retreat is for you. Come alone or with friend and stay in our exotic cottage, complete with Moroccan meditation garden and your own kitchen and bathroom. Creative and writing coach Karena Akhavein will tailor this experience to your needs. You’ll be spending your time writing, enjoying the benefits of one-on-one coaching, and taking guided creative breaks. Add-ons include additional coaching and gourmet meals. Please click below for the application and for more information.