Going on a spiritual retreat is like taking a big bath of conscience and well-being for your soul.
You leave your comfort zone and immerse yourself for a few days in a golden dimension of respect, growth, life, gratitude and love. You meet new people, you merge with nature, you think differently and sometimes you stop thinking, a feeling of mental disconnection that many no longer remembered.
Both the people who organize the retreat, as the assistants and the house that welcomes it, are in a predisposition of internal as well as external attention that contributes to making everything extremely easy. Immediately you feel comfortable to express your naturalness, your emotions, your vulnerability, your wild part and even your inner clown. Retreats offer us the space and time necessary to investigate and discover internal things that we did not know. Time to integrate them, savour them and celebrate the new consciousness integrated in us.
The reminiscences of a retreat
You go home from a retreat renewed, wiser and in turn with your inner child more awake than ever. It is not surprising that in the middle of a retreat people burst of laughter for no apparent reason, start playing with dry leaves, or painting with watercolours and even jumping over puddles. This occurs due to the light sensation offered by all the elements present in a retreat: from the house, the people, the food (usually delicious and vegetarian), the activities that are carried out from love and for love, the nature… We allow ourselves to feel happy and like a child again, being surrounded and embraced with respect, security and understanding. In a retreat, one plunges into so many enriching and healing experiences that many people already prefer them to conventional holidays.
And really everything is very idyllic, and for this reason it is also difficult to return to normal life after a retreat. But it is necessary that we give ourselves these spaces in life to verify that they are real and that they are possible. It is real that we can get along better among people, it is real that we can afford to meditate either in nature or in the house, it is real that we can move towards a spirituality free of religions, dogmas and laws and it is real that we can afford to be happy because we exist.