No matter what you do for a living and how you spend your days, it’s inevitable that stress is always present. It usually just piles up, and we always promise ourselves that we’ll deal with it later, but we never do. That’s when we reach our point of breaking which reminds us that we need to take care of ourselves, too, not just the world. Along with self-care, personal growth is one of the most important things you can afford for yourself. Sometimes it’s easier to achieve it by distancing yourself from your life a little so as to gain perspective. That’s why retreats are very useful.
A relaxing visit to India
India is the ancient centre of spirituality, along with other Asian countries. It values the body and the soul equally, which is why it might be the perfect retreat for anyone who wants to heal. To be precise, it would probably be best to visit the Vana Malsi Estate in Uttarakhand because of its natural beauty and serenity.
Here, you’ll be able to enjoy yoga and Tibetan healing among other healing methods. The therapeutic treatment is enhanced due to the mango and lychee orchards which provide the needed shade and peace with their appearance and smell. In this wellness centre, you’ll find a spiritual study library, a meditation cave, and much more.
A healing trip to Kenya
They say that the best place to find yourself and heal is the place where it all started. Going by this philosophy, you should pay Kenya a visit. More specifically, the Great Rift Valley as it is known as the birthplace of man.
You’ll be able to attend a two-week self-discovery safari which has helped many travellers such as yourself. This includes a plethora of activities, including group dynamics which help you work better with other people, but also individual healing sessions and meditation. With the latter two, you’ll really be able to reach your full potential and heal from within. On top of that, this tour gives you the opportunity to get in touch with this unique culture and history.
Finding yourself in Alaska
A little adrenaline goes a long way to discovering your true nature. Some people feel as if something has been holding them back their whole lives, and then realize what they’re missing when they face a great adventure. That is what you can get in the Inside Passages Alaska Kayaking Retreat.
Of course, none of what the shelter offers is too intense and is suitable for every lost soul. The lodges are located in a secluded area, and there are night kayak trips in calm waters. This is a very unique way to bring out the peace and chaos within you, helping you realize who you truly are. There is also the option of exploring meditation in the wilderness, which has much the same effect.
A Spiritual journey to Bali
A piece of paradise otherwise known as Bali is also a great place for healing. There’s nothing better than being surrounded by such mesmerizing nature while you’re on your self-discovery journey. In the retreat in Bali, you’ll get acquainted with numerous techniques for finding your balance and managing stress.
What makes the whole experience better is having top accommodation during one’s stay, like the private villas in Bali. Renting one gives you an opportunity to really reflect on yourself and your actions as you will have all the privacy and time you need. There will be no interruptions while you learn to breathe stress-free again in such a stunning setting.
Becoming a better person in Italy
Where better to grow as a person and conquer yourself than at the Amalfi Coast Retreat in Italy? This is because the retreat works on improving and healing every aspect of your being. That includes physical, emotional, behavioural, mental, and spiritual therapeutic methods and techniques.
The location of the retreat also contributes to the peace of mind, as it is in the south of Italy, which is said to be one of its most beautiful parts. You’ll be treated as no less than royalty while you’re on your journey of becoming a better person. Enjoying the beautiful scenery in the meantime is just a very nice bonus.
Setting aside time to heal and grow as a person is an important and refreshing journey in every person’s life. It can be a hard time as it calls for a lot of self-reflection and dealing with negative feelings, but in the end, it makes you a better person. Overcoming yourself and letting yourself heal is one of the best things you can do. This way, there will be nothing that can stop you from fulfilling every dream you have. Not to mention the enormous effect it will have on your overall health and happiness.
Guest post by Stella Ryne
About the Author
Stella is an art historian, entrepreneur, conscious consumer and a proud mother. She’s also deeply into green practices, cherishing the notion that sustainable housing and gardening will not only make us far less dependent on others regarding the dwellings we inhabit and what we eat, but also contribute to our planet being a better place to live on.
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