...and why Pura Vida is the perfect place to try it!
It can be scary to do things on our own if we are not used to it. And even if we are – attending a small substance-free festival all alone can definitely require another type of courage. If you are playing with this thought in your mind, here is the sign you have been waiting for – and, next to some good reasons why to do it, also a few recommendations on how to face this challenge!
If we see somebody sitting alone in a restaurant, we tend to wonder if he or she is lonely. We might even feel sorry for him or her. Even though we live in highly individualized societies, it often seems unusual to us that a single person in a public space is actually having a good time all on their own. There seems to be a mistrust that spending time only with yourself while being among other people could be enjoyable – especially when your smartphone is in your pocket 😉.
It is not unlikely that this has a lot to do with how we relate to ourselves in general.
Many of modern society’s favorite ‘leisure time’ activities are rather instruments designed to escape from instead of meeting ourselves. We are so used to distracting ourselves from our own company. We are not used to exposing ourselves. The distraction can also be a form of protection for us, in some cases.
And while it is a completely normal and deeply human longing to be part of a secure and protective social net and to share fun and pleasures with partners, friends, or family, this can also keep us from exploring new things that we feel drawn to or are really interested in – only because nobody in our ‘comfort net’ feels the same way and wants to join.
This is exactly why you should come to Pura Vida Festival Retreat – even when nobody you know is joining. Maybe especially then!
To truly meet and be your authentic self, it sometimes helps to be away from those who know you in a certain role or time in your life, that perhapsyou are starting to, or would like to grow out of. Especially if you tend to please others or spend a lot of energy to fit into a group of people you like.
You don’t have to do that here. Pura Vida Festival Retreat provides a safe and playful space where you can meet others without barriers, where you can experience to be truly seen and heard – and give this gift to others as well. This is a powerful and meaningful healing experience, but of course, it can seem a little scary at first.
We got you.
Here are some tips to guide you through it:
So why wait? Get out of your comfort zone and let the magic happen! We arelooking forward to you bringing your power and spirit and co-creating theexperience with us.
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