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Mental Health Awareness Retreat with Mike King (Men & Women Mixed)


Join us in recognising Mental Health Awareness Week at a training conference/retreat with a difference. In additional to our inspirational speaking lineup, we have Mike King speaking on Mental Health and Resilience to add to our already award-winning program.

“Mike was amazing. He was everything that we needed (hilarious, uplifting and realistic) and he absolutely nailed some key messages that we all needed to hear. Everyone, without exception, said that it was the best thing that they had experienced for years”

Whether you are an individual or part of a wider team, be empowered to take time out to reset at New Zealand’s Best Wellness Retreat, whilst attending valuable onsite personal and professional development training focused on building personal and professional resilience which will benefit you and your organisation. Be armed with resilience tools and strategies, and a renewed sense of energy, leading to improved performance and productivity in terms of life and work.

Inclusions on this Retreat are as follows:

Three day accommodation at our purpose-built wellness resort*
Nutritious and delicious meals for three days designed by our Nutritionist
Optional Daily Yoga
Educational workshops, including Satisfying Sleep, Essential Energy, Hearts & Happiness, Mental Health (with well known Mental Health speaker Mike King), Effective Habits & Productivity, Confident Communication
On-retreat facilitator support
Complimentary access to our online community & downloadable resources
Weekly resilience inspiration for 12 weeks following the retreat
Goodie bag on arrival

Rāhina / Monday

Reconnect with yourself

Connecting with yourself is a skill. To start the week, begin by taking a moment to check in with yourself, acknowledge how you’re feeling and how the last few years of turbulence affected you and your connection with others and the world around you. This is a good time to think about the people you have lost contact with who you might want to reach out to, or the special places you haven’t visited in a while, and set some whāinga/goals for the week ahead.

At the end of the week, you can reflect on how you felt at the start and how reconnecting with the people and places that are special to you has lifted you up.

A few ideas for reconnecting with yourself:

Rātū/ Tuesday

Reconnect with a friend or loved one

We know life can get busy, but feeling connected to the people that are important to us can make a big difference to our mental health. Connection brings purpose and belonging to our lives and makes us feel happier and more secure. Today is about reconnecting with the people in our lives – it could be someone special who you have lost touch with or just wish you caught up with more often.

A few ideas for reconnecting with a friend or loved one:

Rāapa / Wednesday

Reconnect with a special place

The places and spaces we spend our time in have a huge impact on how we feel. Most of us have places we can go that calm, inspire or uplift us. Today, make time to go to a place that is special to you and take notice of how you feel when you are there. For some of us, the special place that comes to mind might be out of reach - perhaps it’s overseas, or too far away to get to. Even if we can’t get there right now, there are ways that we can reconnect with the places that lift us up.

A few ideas for reconnecting with a special place:

Rāpare / Thursday

Reconnect with your community.

Today is about reconnecting with your hapori whānui/wider community. It’s the perfect time to sign up to be a volunteer or join a local community group, but it could also be as simple as making the effort to reconnect with the people you interact with every day. Today is all about savouring the little hononga/connections that make us human.

A few ideas for reconnecting with your community:

Rāmere / Friday

Reconnect with nature

To round out the week, we’re asking you to reconnect with the beautiful taonga that is te taiao/the natural environment. Studies show exposure to nature not only makes us feel better emotionally, it contributes to our physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. All the more reason to spend at least a small moment today outside - breathing in some fresh air and noticing the world around you.

A few ideas for reconnecting with nature: