A self-care retreat is a glorious thing. Yes, I believe in the everyday magic of self-care in the midst of our lives. But
, something more is called for. Sometimes, it’s time to peel back the layers, pare down the sometimes and slip away on a fabulous self-retreat. doing Get your free retreat planner here!
What is your Sacred Focus?)
2. Personal wellbeing.
I’ll be going inward with myself, attending to my health, my wellbeing, my body, and my mind. More time for movement and nourishment and naps and massage.
And perhaps a new hair-do. 😉 (Do people still say hair-do?) (See also:
Real Self-Care: intuitive movement) 3. My home.
Using the metaphor from
Sacred Focus, my home and family are one of my big rocks. I’ll be devoting some time to getting my space in order. I’m looking forward to getting some quality time with my sweetie, the cats, my community.
Deep cleaning is in order. So is stretching my creativity with some new recipes and homemade goodness. It feels like time to do some nesting and some shedding of what doesn’t serve any longer. (See also:
Real Self-Care: food from scratch) 4. Being outside.
This is where I tend to my spirit. I’m looking forward to unplugging and untethering. It’s time to re-wild myself a bit. To play in the dirt and dance in the sunshine and bask in the moonlight and dip my toes in the rivers.
I am so deeply in love with this world, and it’s time for me to explore and to notice. It’s time for listening to the birds sing and the trees rustle in the breeze. (See also:
Real Self-Care: nature) What to expect and where to find me:
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As soon as I decided that I wanted to embark on this retreat, I knew that this would be something that could serve others too. If you’re thinking of creating your own self-retreat, you could simply design it yourself.
Or you could use
my new Retreat Planner and Checklist! It’s totally free, and will help to guide you in your retreat journey.
This is the exact process that I used to decide to take my retreat and to design it from the ground up. It’s not just about stepping away, but being deeply intentional about what I want to get out of that time with myself. Plus, I’m using the checklist to assemble everything I need to make my self-care retreat deliciously lovely.
Whether you’re looking to dive in deep on a project, or just take a little bit of technology-free time for self-reflection, this guide will help you make it happen.
Whether you’re taking a self-care retreat now or in the future, I wish you good nourishment. I look forward to seeing you here again soon.
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On an ordinary Sunday, I made this quick video love letter and
flung it out to my 4000+ subscribers. Then, I thought: Maybe you need to hear this, too.
Maybe you need to hear that you’re loved. Or maybe you need someone to remind you that you are enough.
But if I could tell you anything, it would be that just because you’re struggling doesn’t mean that you’re not doing a great job.
If it feels like a struggle, that might not be evidence of your failure.
In fact, if you’re struggling, that might just be proof of how much you care.
Caring can feel vulnerable. It can lead to feelings of inadequacy or not-enoughness. But caring can also be transformative. If we let our caring lead the way, it can lead to great things.
No matter what, you’re doing a great job. I love you.
with care, Christy
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