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Digital Detox at Middle Piccadilly

Digital Detox at Middle Piccadilly

Rather than staying away from easy addictions like alcohol or sugar, you are expected to dis-avow the very oxygen of 21st century life: the internet. For me this is complicated by two contradictory facts: I have founded a business on the internet; the business is to promote well-ness, which can be destroyed by the downsides of the internet. And yet I craved the chance to detach myself from its distractions.
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4 Wellness Retreats in Somerset

4 Wellness Retreats in Somerset

Looking for a little cure for the winter blues in the UK? Graced by gorgeous countryside and a mellow vibe, the county of Somerset is rather a hot bed for wellness retreats. Here are four to suit most needs. The Body Retreat Friendly and effective, the Body Retreat runs all manner of wellbeing breaks at a lovely country house in Somerset as well as at other venues in the UK and in Spain. Their Stress Re-set Retreat (choose from a number of set dates) is immaculately planned for busy, professional women who need to de-stress, reflect on how their lives are...
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Why Writers Need Retreats

Why Writers Need Retreats

 Most writers develop the ability to block out noise and a certain amount of chaos. Complete peace and quiet is a rare commodity, so in the interests of getting any work done, this is a skill worth nurturing. What writers don’t always manage is to block out the endless nagging feeling that there is something else they should be doing. And this feeling is invariably made worse when the writer is working from home – as so many writers do. The answer of course, is to leave home for a while and go on a retreat. Preferably a writing retreat. A jobbing journalist, as I was...
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