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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