When: 17 – 19 March 2023
Where: Sediba Mountain Retreat, Hartbeespoort dam.
Cost: R3100 per person (food, beverages and accommodation are included).
Sometimes you need to put the outside world on hold to find yourself:
We live in a fast-paced society where unplugging and slowing down are becoming more difficult every day. Amidst all the turmoil it is essential to make more time for self-love and introspection. Low self -esteem and imposter syndrome can have a direct impact on your self-confidence and overall happiness. Mindfulness is a skill you will learn on this retreat which will support you to become calmer, clearer, more joyful and more connected. Attendance to this mindfulness retreat will enable you to disconnect from your daily routines and to reconnect with yourself.
The benefits of mindfulness according to research:
Among its theorised benefits are self-control, objectivity, affect tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and to one self with kindness, acceptance and compassion (Van Dam et al., 2017).Mindfulness benefits include lowering stress levels, reducing harmful ruminating, and protecting against depression and anxiety (Hofmann et al., 2010). Research even suggests that mindfulness can help people to cope better with rejection and social isolation (Hofmann et al., 2010). Mindfulness optimises well-being and job performance, managing feelings triggered by the extremes of everyday life (Carmody & Baer, 2007).
What you can expect at this mindfulness retreat:
This retreat will offer you the space you need to focus on your mind, body, and spirit. On this mindfulness retreat, you will deal with your fears, thoughts, emotional pain, and scars in a non-judgmental way, letting go and setting yourself free. During this retreat you will learn how to focus on yourself, and you will reconnect with yourself without digital technology constantly distracting you.
Anyone can attend:
Don’t worry if you don’t have experience or knowledge regarding mindfulness or if you battle to concentrate. The goal is to provide you with powerful tools to help you to cope with life’s stresses, and to increase your sense of contentment, focus, concentration, tolerance, self-acceptance and vitality. You can expect people of all ages and backgrounds to attend, each with their own unique reasons. On this retreat you will be around like-minded people. Even though there are other participants, your experience will be unique to your own personal journey. Great food will be available on the retreat. Iif you have a special dietary requirement, please inform us.