The grip of fear in times of uncertainty

The grip of fear in times of uncertainty

Do you feel overwhelmed by the current Corona crisis?
Are you fearful of the future and about how everything will turn out?
Do you feel overly sensitive, hypervigilant and easily irritated?
Do you worry whenever you read the latest news, statistics and posts?


You are not alone in this! There is no one that I know personally, that does not feel challenged by the current situation.

The power of challenging emotions

Fears, Insecurities, Overwhelm, Worries – there are few people that have not met one or more of these feelings in the last weeks. Many of us are confronted with decreased income, restrictions, insecurities of how long this crisis might last, opposing opinions, statistics and prognosis that bring up the question what feels true to us.

The feelings inside of us during such a crisis can be very intense and bring us to our edge. Most of us have not dealt with events of that dimension, which can feel dramatic, cutting edge and life changing. Thus, we do not know how to handle the situation in the best way.

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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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