Back in February we had another amazing Soul Spa at Munros on the Isle of Bute. And now that the programme has been announced I’m allowed to talk about how this retreat was a bit different… The Reverend Richard Coles – ex-Communard, author and broadcaster – was one of the guests and some of the … More Good Grief? Programme on Channel 4
Fire & Rain co-host Sarah-Alexandra Teodorescu crafted these beautiful words after our recent Soul Spa on the Isle of Bute (Feb 22)…. Lessons From Grief We are all grievingFor what has been lost,And for all that will never be.We are grieving in solitudeIndividually and collectively. We have been taught to silence our griefWe fear that … More Lessons from Grief
Offering nice retreats and holidays is one thing… but what really counts is what guests get out of them, the difference they make. … More So what do guests get out of a Soul Spa?
Our Soul Spa guests tend to keep in touch well beyond the retreats and many contacts turn into real friendships. Today I received this story from Janet, one of the guests at the first ever Soul Spa in July 2017 in Whiting Bay on the Isle of Arran. Janet describes how the Fire & Rain Soul Spa was the first step along this new path nobody chooses to be on … More The first positive step along the path
I want to share with you an article I recently wrote for Just Breathe magazine. It’s a reminder of what the Soul Spas are about and how helpful peer support can be…
Grief is crippling. Grief is chaos. Grief is unpredictable…and its effects tend to be vastly underestimated by those who haven’t been there. … More The healing power of peer support
What would you find most helpful when going on a holiday without your special person? Which activities could you enjoy?
Please help us design your perfect grief retreat … More Make a wish!
Heartbreaking poem by Scottish poet Liz Lochhead … More Favourite Place
Since that loss words flow out of me differently from before… … More BeLonging