The Woman's Retreat Book : A Guide to Restoring, Rediscovering, and Reawakening Your True Self in a Moment, an Hour, a Day, or a Weekend (Comfort Book)

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9780062514660: The Woman's Retreat Book : A Guide to Restoring, Rediscovering, and Reawakening Your True Self in a Moment, an Hour, a Day, or a Weekend (Comfort Book)

A DO-IT-YOURSELF RETREAT BOOK FROM THE AUTHOR OF 'THE WOMAN'S COMFORT BOOK'

Are you

ˇ unable to focus at work or relax at home?
ˇ oppressed by your daily planner?
ˇ feeling blah, grey, or like you've forgotten who you r

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Jennifer Louden, author of The Woman's Comfort Book, gives women a do-it-yourself guide for creating solitude. Because women tend to nurture relationships more than they nurture themselves, it is often a challenge for women to carve out the space and time they need for private renewal and reflection. Louden offers women inspiration and specific advice on how to retreat within their own homes, as well as how to create rejuvenating weekends and vacations. She even devotes a full chapter to the most pivotal stage of any retreat--the successful re-entry into home, family, and community.

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A Do-It-Yourself Retreat Book from the Author of The Woman's Comfort Book Are you unable to focus at work or to relax at home? oppressed by your daily planner? feeling blah, gray, or like you've forgotten who you really are? stumped by a big decision or a lingering problem? yearning for time to rest, dream, listen, grieve, celebrate, stretch, or just be?

Then you, like most women today, need to retreat : To make time to get away from it all and reconnect with yourself. More than a vacation, a woman's retreat is an opportunity to listen to your authentic self, nourish and nurture your soul, and replenish your spirit.

In this warm woman-to-woman guide to creating your own personal retreat, Jennifer Louden, the modern-day pioneer of women's well-being, offers a practical and inspirational handbook--the first to focus on the needs and stresses of women--and walks you step-by-step through planning and savoring a self-led retreat. Easy-to-do practices and encouraging insights help you:

retreat whenever and wherever you can make the time decide whether to retreat at home or away, solo or with others use the ancient tradition of the retreat to separate from daily concerns counter fear, guilt, and boredom re-enter ordinary life renewed

A perenially wise and useful sourcebook of ideas and inspiration, The Woman's Retreat Book can be turned to again and again, whenever you feel the need to retreat. And, for those of us certain "the kids will starve, the cat will die, and the company will go bankrupt" if we take time away, Louden offers the gentle but firm reminder that nurturing ourselves gives us the energy and strength we all need to live full lives.

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