Hear what some men like you have to say about us...
“Living with purpose wasn’t something that I ever stepped back to consider. My understanding of my existence was to live, work, play and repeat; but when the question was posed ‘What is living with purpose’ it stopped me in my tracks. After years of family issues, battles with relationship breakdowns, lack of self-respect and sexuality resentment, I realised that I needed to do something to help myself.
Mens Retreat UK, Christian and all of the facilitators on the retreat held us, supported us, listened, and comforted us. They helped me to understand roots of my struggles through counselling and provided perspective on journeying forward through these.
Never in my life has there been such a pivotal moment of realisation, understanding and clarity on so many things, in such a short space of time.
I went away from the retreat, felling as though the weight of the world had been lifted and I had a clearer pathway to living MY purpose, knowing what I needed and what I needed to do to enable that.”
“It's difficult to put into words how amazing this retreat was, and so so needed for me. I didn’t know how much I needed this until during the retreat, and even more so, afterwards.
This is not someone standing at the top of a classroom with a power-point presentation. This is men getting together and talking, open, honestly, and as much as they want or need to.
There is no expectations, no pressure and everything from the weekend is not judged and is confidential. It's hard to find a space like this in today’s life - especially for men.
The facilitators are amazing, and the fact that they have gone through challenging times themselves, and they share, and they participate makes it even more real and raw.
Thank you to each and every brother on this retreat. You made the retreat what it was, and I hope to see you again.”
“I have been wanting to do something like this for some time but took me a while to build up the courage to do so.
I can honestly say it was a decision I will always be proud of as it allowed me to look at life from a different point of view, bond with men in a safe space and unblock and finally address issues that have been struggling with for years.”
“Attending the retreat in the Peak District was transformative; it offered a profound space to explore self-development safely, deeply connecting with myself, my emotions, and my psyche. Christian's guidance fostered a rare bond among us, challenging and empowering me to grow stronger and more compassionate. I wholeheartedly recommend this retreat to any man ready to embark on a journey of authentic self-improvement and connection.”
“I've attended two weekend retreats run by Christian and would highly recommend to any other men looking to explore their inner selves and help define their healthiest form of masculinity. The spaces have felt safe and open allowing that depth of exploration to happen, including the necessary grounding / integration to take it back into the real world. Christian teaches us how to connect with ourselves and others on deeper levels and embrace ourselves wholly... what more can you ask for!”
“I have experienced Christian's facilitation skills on numerous occasions over the past couple of years. His ability to hold space and witness another person is remarkable. The container Christian creates enables you to feel safe and supported. He radiates compassion with unwavering presence, strength and conviction. These qualities have enabled me to trust his expertise whilst working through challenging emotions and deep-seated trauma. I sincerely can't recommend Christian enough. I genuinely see him as an example of what it means to be a man in our ever-changing modern world - an authentic human being with a heart full of love.”
“There was a fierce compassion within Christian. I felt deeply held and safe. He allowed us to hold the power within ourselves through what he did. There’s an ease of being in the same space as him. His ability to be open and model vulnerability helped the rest of the group do the same.”
“Christian was very personable and considerate, and pleasantly, even allowed himself to be vulnerable; also being an excellent communicator at different levels to engage and provide appropriate support to the varying members of the group. He is genuinely empathetic, patient and kind and this shone through, making himself approachable to even the shyest members of the group. He is an excellent facilitator and a true gentleman. I look forward to being part of one of his groups or events again.”
“When I first met Christian, I was at a difficult crossroads in my life. I struggled with self-accountability and felt I lacked direction and the willpower to move forward. Christian helped me discover new ways to harness my inner strength and take positive steps towards real change in my life. He has the rare ability to empathise on a core level and his individualised coaching made me feel genuinely heard and valued. I now see light at the end of my journey, and I’m walking towards it.”
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