The Art of Pause

The Art of Pause

How have you been doing the last months? Even though we are in the middle of challenging times, this unexpected situation has brought many gifts. Is there a part of you that has been grateful for getting a pause and resting more than usual? You may have developed new habits of slowing down during the lockdown period and noticed its beneficial effects. The act of pausing is actually crucial for our mental and physical wellbeing. Let us discover how we can incorporate a regular time-out for ourselves and pause, even when life starts getting busier again. 

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Why a Retreat?

Why a Retreat?

Why a Retreat?

Retreats have become very popular in the last years and are offered around the whole world. What is so compelling to go on a retreat? Who could benefit from a retreat? Why are retreats so important these days? Let’s have a look to find out why retreats are more than just a current hype.

What does retreat mean?

To retreat literally means moving back or withdrawing from something. In common use retreat means a withdrawal from daily life, to pause from the demands of life and from tasks that we are usually consumed with. Most retreats follow a structured daily schedule with the aim to let go of the usual routines and to focus on ourselves. A conscious and planned retreat from everyday life and the reduction of distractions and external stimulations are key aspects of a retreat.

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