"The phrase 'that's none of your business' has no place in a truly intimate relationship." - Brad Blanton, PhD
Radical Honesty has a lot to offer our romantic relationships, especially on how to deal with anger, insecurity in our attachments, jealousy, true intimacy, the full expression of self, and clearly expressing our boundaries from moment to moment.
You'll learn how to:
Foster interdependence (as distinct from co-dependence and independence)
Appreciate yourself and others for who you are, rather than who you think you / they SHOULD be
Heal the past and get over current hurts and struggles
Foster a growth mindset for yourself and within your romantic relationship(s)
Distance yourself from the crazy-making stories and drama of the monkey mind
And you'll learn the delicate dance of contact and withdrawal by simply and clearly stating what is going on with you right now
Radical Honesty is the intimate, interpersonal meditation of simply reporting what you notice in your personal experience from moment to moment, rather than staying stuck in the games, role-playing, manipulation, and fantasies of the mind. You'll learn to relate as one being to another, rather than one mind fighting for dominance over the other.
This workshop is for anyone who is interested in honesty, personal growth, authentic connection, and truly intimate relating.
If you have been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder (or similar) or suffer from severe PTSD, please contact bWFrICEgaG9uZXN0aSB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t to see if this workshop is right for you. It is possible that you may benefit from 1-on-1 work before participating in a workshop.
In this workshop we will learn and put into practice the foundational Radical Honesty Distinctions, including Noticing vs. Imagining, the Awareness Continuum, and expressing Resentments & Appreciations. We work with whatever arises in the moment, whatever you and your partner(s) bring to the group.
This Valentine's Retreat is for newcomers and experienced Radical Honesty practitioners alike. We will cover the fundamentals of Radical Honesty distinctions and get some experiential practice in applying those distinctions in our lives and in our relationships from moment to moment.
Cabañas y Cenote Yaxchen
Address: Quintana Roo 1560, Tulum Beach, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
Phone: +52 984 209 9837
Check-in: Friday 11th, 4pm
Check-out: Tuesday 15th, 11am
Friday 11th: 7pm - 9pm (workshop begins)
Saturday 12th: 10am - 7pm
Sunday 13th: 10am - 7pm
Monday 14th: 10am - 1pm (workshop ends)
Tuesday 15th: Optional post-workshop group breakfast & farewell
Max 16 participants + 3 RH Trainers
This retreat is aimed at helping romantic partners redesign your relationships to focus on supporting each other in being your best self, as defined by you. We will help you to drop all agendas of your partner(s) changing and to accept each other completely and wholly as you are.
Our aim is to help you re-contextualize your relationships around supporting one another in being who/how you want to be in a way that acknowledges and embraces the aspects of yourself that are not in alignment with that vision.Sex & intimacy
In addition to covering the basics of Radical Honesty as they pertain to romantic relationships, we'll do some experiential exercises that center on self-awareness and being clear about what we want, exercises around becoming aware of and letting go of our manipulative tactics, asking for what we want in vulnerable ways that empower your partner to say “yes or no,” awareness of our internal conflicts, and being grounded in self-awareness of our own wants, desires, and boundaries. These powerful exercises around exploring, sharing, and facing fears will transform your views on sex and the possibilities for intimacy.
Price per-person for 4 nights (additional nights available upon request)
Nestled alongside one of the most beautiful cenotes in Tulum and 200 meters to the beach, these shared units contain two or three queen/king-sized beds for singles, throuples, pods, or couples who don’t require private living quarters.
The retreat space features 3 private cabanas just feet from a beautiful, large freshwater cenote and 200 meters from the beach. These rustic, private cabanas have everything you need. Private shower and bathroom, terrace, king-sized bed and 24/7 wifi and electricity.
Want an upscale suite? Across the road from our retreat space, just steps from the ocean is one of Tulum’s best luxury boutique hotels. 24/7 reception, workout facilities, restaurant, room service and everything you’d expect from a top-rated beachfront hotel experience. Email dG9ueSB8IG9wZW5tZWRpYWZvdW5kYXRpb24gISBvcmc= for reservations.Come early or stay late
If you'd like to arrive before Feb 11 or stay beyond Feb 15th, you may contact Yaxchen directly for your extra nights:
If you prefer to reserve your own hotel, contact bWFrICEgaG9uZXN0aSB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t for pricing that does not include accommodations.
Mak has a BA in Psychology, is a certified Radical Honesty Trainer and is the Director of the Radical Honesty Institute . He is committed to helping people develop the skills needed to live life out loud, to mend and build (and sometimes end) meaningful relationships, and to ground themselves in experiential reality. He is particularly interested in the problems of existentialism, couples work and non-traditional relationships, and dealing creatively with anger and conflict. He lives and works in Costa Rica where he is co-founder of Cascada Elysiana Eco Retreat Center.
“It is difficult to transition into adulthood in a world full of adolescents. This practice of Radical Honesty has been the most important work I've done in my personal journey of growing up and I'm hungry to surround myself with others who want to embark on this journey with me. There's a whole lot of road left for us to travel.” -Mak
Caro is an artist with a profound interest in somatic psychology. She believes that honesty with others and, most importantly with oneself, is the surest path to a life affirming existence.
"As long as I can remember, I've had a passion for unbridled, authentic conversations and collaborative creative expression, and am grateful for how Radical Honesty has contributed to my work in film, music and writing." - Tony Shawcross
Tony has been working closely with Brad Blanton and Radical Honesty since 2014. As a video producer, editor and writer, Tony has helped produce the Radical Honesty online workshops and videos, editing and compiling hundreds of hours of footage in ways that give him a unique level of familiarity with the work of Radical Honesty.
Tony leads a monthly meetup in Denver and has co-led many weekend workshops and introductions. In his coaching work, Tony specializes in couples, relationship and family coaching. You can see Tony’s Radical Parenting podcast in the Resources section of this site, also available online on major podcast outlets and on his local FM Radio Station, Denver Open Media.
Tickets for Radical Honesty Valentine Couples Retreat | Tulum, Mexico can be booked here.
|Ticket Information||Ticket Price|
|Shared Living Quarters||USD 650|
|Private Cabina||USD 750|
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