‘I did not see them; I saw their soul’: Retreats are more about magical encounters than self-exploration

‘I didn’t see them; I noticed their soul’: Retreats are extra about magical encounters than self-exploration

Sharing circles are a common activity on retreats. Credit: Nika Raw | Shutterstock Going on a retreat seems like the very definition of a solitary experience. You leave behind your friends, family, and colleagues, giving up everyday life, responsibilities, cares and frustrations, for some quality time on your own. The shape this takes can vary.…