About Carole:

I am a writer. Ritual Keeper.  I shine light.



Welcome wonderful you,

I fancy myself as a writer.  It fuels my soul with the good stuff.  And so I write. Rejuvenation Lounge (this blog) and I are best friends.  We have been blessed over the years with a strong loyal following from many parts of the world.  This fills me with big joy.

For over a decade now I’ve facilitated Slow Rest Retreats in peaceful locations around the world.  The retreats are my deep passion. They are an intuitive fusion of deep rest restorative yoga, breathwork, guided meditations, sound medicine and offerings of divine flower essences, essential oils, crystals and energy sprays.


I adore being a mother of 3 awesome boys. Motherhood is such a precious gift.  I’ve held the space for my boys to grow and discover who they are over the past 14 years (on my own). And loved every minute of it. The easy and the difficult bits. My baby has just turned 18.

For the past 25 years I’ve studied oodles (and I mean oodles) of different natural healing and spiritual modalities (and continue to do so). Love learning!

I’ve studied Relax and Renew Yoga teaching with Judith Lasater, flower essences, meditation, energy healing and relaxation alchemy with way too many teachers to mention and have a Diploma of Counselling.

Looking forward to connecting with you sometime soon.

Peace, love and chocolate, xox  Carole Bourne


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Jannette April 11, 2010 at 8:41 am

Hi Carole 🙂
I love your blog, but yes, it is the time of year to revise revise revise. Definitely felt the same layer coming down…
Hope all the little tweaks turn out well and you are happy at the end of the process too 😉

Good Luck and all beautiful things for the launch of your new e-book. GREAT title ;]

I’ve been proofreading, editing and formatting Ross Lamond’s e-books for launch later in April or early May, and he has a young go-getter to do all the marketing for them, so I’ll be watching how it all works out with an eagle eye 🙂
Do LOVE a good proofreading and formatting sesh! :)) not so into the edits, but they do help a lot ;] and are of course so necessary…

Blessings and Twinkly Things


Healing Sexual Abuse May 8, 2010 at 1:55 am

I totally agree with what you are doing with your blog… this is so important to do everyday even if it is for 3 minutes… I began doing the stillness and I appreciate nature, I feel connected to nature more, I feel more alive because of it, I have the ability to relax more due to the creator of the Universe and being still in my surroundings being thankful for what I have.


Kelly Standridge November 10, 2010 at 1:26 pm

Hi Carole,

I added your RSS feed to my home page a few months ago, and I just wanted to say thank you for your wonderful blog. I’m always busy with work, kids, life in general, and I’ve discovered this past year that I really need to take a break and take care of myself a little. I haven’t paid enough attention to my physical and spiritual needs, but I’m trying to do better and your blog really helps me stop and look inward. Thank you so much. Blessed be!



Carole Fogarty November 12, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Thanks so much Kelly for your kind feedback. It means alot.


Erling Pande Braathen January 10, 2011 at 7:42 pm

Hi. I read your Article “get grounded” and found this really interesting.

I would love to post this as “this weeks guest” at my Yogasite

We will of course give you credit with name and link.

I Hope this sounds ok for you.

Best regards

Erling, Yogaportalen.no


Carole Fogarty January 12, 2011 at 7:45 am

You are most welcome Erling. Thank you.


amit sharma September 17, 2011 at 1:55 pm

carole madam,it’s one of the best things i had learned from your writing,i m more confident about me now,thanks for sharing all your good enough information and it seems that god had blessed you.


Dr. Howard Wright December 1, 2011 at 1:07 am

Dear Carole Fogarty
You really know about relaxation and health. Well I have a healthy toothpaste for kids that will just knock your socks off.
I am a retired dentist and after 10 years of work, I have just invented the world’s first color changing toothpaste. Yes, color changing and it’s healthy, and works great (kids brush 5 times longer) and it is made in USA and it is FDA approved. Parents love it too because it puts an end to the all the fights in the morning and at night. Can I send you a tube to try and report on? I think you and your kids will love it. Check out the video at http://bit.ly/v8U6VO or our website at vortextoothpaste.com. If you like it, tell everybody. if you don’t tell me. We are a family owned toothpaste company that is trying to make wholesome, effective, healthy and fun toothpaste for kids that really works. Just email us at vortex@vortextoothpaste.com and I will send you a sample.
Dr. Howard Wright D.M.D.


adrienne w December 5, 2011 at 12:14 pm

i was curious which hotel or place would we stay at when we are at the retreat in bali. i am doing some research to see if i can attend this exciting trip.


Carole Fogarty December 5, 2011 at 5:29 pm

Hi Adrienne,

We stay at the Honeymoon Guesthouse in Ubud.

xx Carole


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Glen Zangirolami January 25, 2012 at 2:38 am

I ran into your blog from Google search. Your tips are great and i’m starting to practice them. Being a web developer, I can always use relaxation techniques. Keep up the fantastic work!


Carole Fogarty January 25, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Thanks Glen


christine Walker December 5, 2012 at 8:42 pm

Hi,Carole i wish to pay more money on my next retreat.Also how much would a reading be with Wayan(balinese healer from eat,pray,love.)And do you need to make a booking?Thanks Christine.


Georgina sullivan December 7, 2013 at 10:01 am

Dear Carole,
I have just read your words and felt inspired to contact you as I will be in Ubud a day after your march retreat begins,I would love to join in a bit if that’s possible but have flights and Accomodation booked…what do you think.?
Hope to meet you,
Love georgie


Jude Smith April 11, 2014 at 10:58 pm

I just found your blog/web page. Just reading it makes me feel calmer. So glad I found this site. Thank you.


Jude Smith


Carole Fogarty April 14, 2014 at 7:44 am

Wow, that’s awesome Jude. xx Carole


Chris Nolan June 15, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Hi Carole, don’t faint, yes its me delighted to be making contact with you after so long lots of things have happened in your life and mine sine we last saw each other all those many years ago. I won’t waffle on now. I would like to connect with you again if you feel inclined via email. Well wishes to Oliver, im told he is doing well I caught up with Rozie Clarke yesterday and I asked after you if you’re inclined, love to hear from you. Lots to share. Later. Love Chris


libby July 30, 2015 at 11:15 am

Hi Carole, have just met you in Bali and I’m looking forward to following your blog.


Elizabeth August 2, 2015 at 3:28 pm

How can I get more info. about and sign up for the August full moon releasing/healing circle?
What is an appropriate donation?
I’m glad I found you, while looking for alternate breathing information.


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