Retreat benefits are fantastic! Here are just some of the BASIC benefits of going on retreats:

 

1. Detox

Is your body telling you that something needs to change? Eating healthy can be a time-consuming process that many people admittedly find daunting and difficult to adopt in their daily lifestyle. Many retreats focus on taking care of every aspect of your well-being, and it starts with the food you eat to fuel your body. If you go on a retreat, you can expect well thought out meals that are clean, organic, nutritious and delicious. This can be a good jumpstart for most people if they feel unsure in embarking on a path to healthy eating.

2. Unplug

Retreats temporarily disconnect us from the outside world, as well as from the hold of technology on us, always facing the TV or computer screen and cellphones can potentially take years off your life, and a lot of the time it is not necessary, simply it is just a habit.

3. Break from Routine

Routines basically provide structure to daily living. However, some routines you may be caught up in do not serve you. If you are currently not happy with your routine, it is often useful to fully step outside of it and work from the outside in. Monotony can have undesirable effects on your mental and physical health so get out of that cycle that is not serving you.

4. Exercise

Some of the most willful desires to exercise daily after work, results to nothing when tiredness settles in. Intentions are good but unless you find a way to help yourself physically carry out any activities and workouts, getting fit can be a goal that is never fulfilled. Retreats are an excellent way to learn how to incorporate your fitness goals in your schedule.  Learn how to make it fun and easy to fit into your daily routine.

5. Connect with Others

Retreats can be a very personal yet a social activity at the same time. Whether you are going on a retreat by yourself, with a friend, or with your family, being surrounded by other like-minded people is sure to invigorate you. Retreats promote a powerful positive atmosphere, which should be taken advantage of. Genuine interaction and laughter can do wonders for your health. You can create new and lifelong friends who will support you in your journey to a new you.

6. Pamper Yourself

Retreats provide the perfect excuse and opportunity to indulge in healing massages, facials, and the likes. Many retreats have first-rate spa facilities on hand that provide various wellness and beauty treatments to leave you rejuvenated. Giving attention to our outer self can do wonders for our self-confidence!

7. Relax and Unwind

As result of being unplugged from all your techy gadgets, you get removed from the everyday demands and distractions. This allows your body to truly relax and unwind. It gives you precious time to do the activities that you have always wanted to do. Sit on a bench, take a walk, go to the beach, read your favorite book, write thoughts into a journal or meditate. Getting away to a more peaceful atmosphere will reduce your stress levels and restore your physical and mental health, creating potential life extension.

8. Get Out of Your Head

This is the time to break free from the urbanized jungle that we live and work in. Settle for serenity, calmness, and tranquility that nature has to offer.  Allow yourself to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere for it can do wonders in reducing the negative effects of stress in your lives.  A retreat is a delightful booster and a wonderful accelerator to your body and soul. Give yourself the chance to de-stress in a calm and beautiful environment.

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