Wilderness retreat for wellbeing
Wellbeing, noun - the state of being comfortable, happy or healthy
This retreat is all about finding and exploring more ways to experience wellbeing, and then to discover how to bring more of it back into your life once the retreat is over. Here are a few key components to how we structure our retreat for enhancing wellbeing.
Presence in nature
Time spent in a true wilderness requires that we pay attention to the present moment.
Away from the reassuring comforts of modern life, the natural world is quick to change and fluctuate. Noises, temperatures, sights, sounds, smells and sensations are all in a constant and quick process of change as we move or even sit still. It doesn’t take long for our natural responses to turn back on, we listen to the sounds within the trees, the approaching rivers, and sense the temperature drop as we move nearer a cave or gorge. All of these things may happen unconsciously at...