NEW BLOG POST.
“I remember “open heart, fresh eyes,” were the words I used to sum up how I felt after those 3 days of silence, yoga, and meditation. As I blissfully floated through the first week following the retreat, I started to write about my experience in more detail. I wanted to share the breakthroughs and profound joy I had experienced. That was until I received devastating news, and fell from my cloud of joy, quicker than I had landed there.
The words I wrote about the silent retreat were soon forgotten, as I plummeted into a darkness I had never experienced before. Back then, I felt fraudulent sharing about this experience, when only shortly after, I fell into a depression. And in the depths of my depression, I was to ashamed to be honest and tell this part of the story along with it. And now, here I am, one year later, ready to share with you how my first silent retreat opened me up to the greatest joy, and then, the greatest anguish, I had ever felt.”
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