I felt honoured to be able to do this period of seclusion for myself. Honoured that my family understood why I needed to do this and that nature kept me safe throughout. Honoured with the opportunity to connect to my soul and discover inner meaning. It was a peculiar journey into looking for the real ‘me’, one that had its highlights, though one which occasionally scared and depressed me. The dreams that I encountered which came to me vividly from the second week onwards, were on occasion frightening and sometimes totally incomprehensible. One, I discovered was so real in its graphical details that I actually slept walked at night across the moor – both in dreamtime and for real! I hope to be able to reflect on these more in my forthcoming eBook ‘Discovering your Soul through Seclusion’. The majestic and wild moor allowed me to fully lose myself from my personal paradigm but also allowed me to connect with those who lived and died there thousands of years ago. There is something magical about North Dartmoor, and I know I will return there again soon.
However, I would like to offer some tips to anyone who would like to do this:
Well, that's it for the time being on seclusion, soul encounter and self development. I will be bringing you a fuller account of the 21 days in the shape of an eBook, so watch this space! In the meantime I will think about going off to do 40 days and 40 nights!