Going on retreat means taking time away from your ordinary life and situation. It is a special time to give yourself some peace and calm. You might be stepping away from a hectic lifestyle full of
being far too busy. You may be taking a break away from work, the responsibilities of children or caring for someone or you may just want some quiet time and to be left alone for a day or
You might simply want some tranquility in which to consider where you are in life.
Going on retreat can give you the opportunity to share time, and inspiration with like-minded people from all walks of life.
Many people find that a sense of community develops naturally as a retreat progresses, and lasting friendships are born from their time spent together.
Retreats are not holidays. They are an opportunity to deepen your awareness of yourself, other people, and the world around you. They give you space to clarify what is essential in your life and as
such, a retreat can be a challenging, life changing experience.
All the great spiritual traditions are about discovering ourselves in ways that help us to grow in happiness, peace and awareness.
Peace of mind
There are plenty of things we need as human beings, but one of the most neglected, is peace and quiet, or more specifically, an absence of distraction and stimulation.
We live in a frantic society, where we're constantly bombarded by news, media, gadgets, family, friends, telephones, computers, television and work.
Space and silence are important and rare, and like anything that is rare, they need protecting and nurturing.
As our lives become noisier and busier the value of silence and solitude, difficult as it may be to find, becomes even greater.
Perhaps visiting a Retreat is the perfect opportunity to try to make space for quiet; to reclaim some silence and see whether it makes any difference to
By finding time to look deep within yourself, to find peace and tranquility, you are giving your mind, body, and soul the time to revitalise itself and help you
look, feel, and be a happier, healthier and more controlled person.