The short answer is most likely yes, and here is why:
When we get entangled in frantic daily cycles, we usually walk into a mine-field of bad habits as we try to maintain our composure. Unfortunately, this often results in doing more damage than good to our lives. By clinging onto excessive coffee consumption, sugar binge eating, or even alcohol and drugs in order to sedate ourselves for a short period of time, we are only welcoming more agitation and discomfort into our lives and nothing else. It is important to always remember that the universe is intelligent and it responds to us according to our state of mind. If we want to live a happy and abundant life, we need to find ways to relieve ourselves of these negative episodes, and find refuge in what we know is beneficial to our body, mind and spirit.
What makes a quality health and wellness retreat?
A valuable health and wellness retreat among other things must teach you how to simply relax. Why? We can never be fully committed to the present moment if we are not in a relaxed state of mind and body. Being relaxed is one of the secrets to manifesting your wishes and desires. A good wellness and health retreat aims to teach you techniques that enable you to relax deeply. This varies from person to person, so it’s important that the instructors pursue a subjective approach that scopes out a routine that works best for each individual based on their age, gender, habits, occupation, etc.
A quality wellness and health retreat must evaluate us, not just on one level but taking into account the full package of what makes us human. It has to focus on allowing us to grasp the correct knowledge of our true self and the clarity of mind that helps us make the right choices on a daily basis. Through detox programs, healthy eating habits, yoga practices and philosophical insights, a robust health and wellness program should bring longlasting mindfulness, gratitude, awareness and self respect to our lives.
Many programs are available in Thailand and beyond that offer holistic practices such as yoga and energy healing coupled with detox and wellness programs. When considering to sign up for a wellness and health retreat, it is important to make sure that you are gaining more than just a balanced detox diet and some knowledge about certain practices and techniques. in order for your time and investment to make meaningful improvements in your life, It is of utter importance that you are taught to apply your learnings to your daily life. A well-rounded holistic wellness and health retreat needs to address not only techniques and diets but a vision of how your life needs to evolve after your time there.
At Orion Healing Centre, our wellness and health programs on the wonderful and magical island of Koh Phangan will teach you how to listen to what your body, how to maintain a peaceful state of mind through awareness and mindfulness, how to process unsettled draining emotional voids, how to see life from a perspective that brings joy and peace and finally, how to connect with nature and heal from within.