If you were to close your eyes right now and listen to your surroundings, what would you hear? The sounds of cars passing by in front of your home? The barking of your neighbor’s pups? Or maybe the constant clicking of the copy machine, not far from your desk at work. Do these sounds bring peace? We’d like to guess that they don’t.
Now, imagine focusing on your environment once more, but this time placing your mind in a completely different setting. Somewhere that has crickets chirping nearby and melodious blackbirds singing their best ballads for you. The calming sensation must be immediate. This is what we call your “happy place.”
With burnt-orange sunsets, jungles that embrace you, and vast mountains that challenge you, this sanctuary exists in the little slice of heaven that is Belize. If escaping to your happy place in your mind soothes you, imagine how a trip to Belize can enhance your physical and mental wellbeing. Let go and bask in the beauty of nature, and learn how tuning in to its natural sounds transforms your outlook on life.
How Sitting in Silence Enhances Your Livelihood
Countless studies have been conducted and same results remain: sitting in silence is beneficial for one’s body and soul. The practice of meditation and mindfulness is becoming more popular, and with it comes mind-blowing changes. You may ask, “How life changing can these benefits really be?” Be prepared for the answers to astound you! Healthline lists eight benefits of sitting in silence.
We all know how challenging it is to find time during the day to sit in silence and enjoy it. As much as we hate to admit it, being at home is not always as peaceful as it may seem. This is why planning a self-care getaway is encouraged.
For your overall health of course! What good would it be to let your days off accumulate and feel burdened at work? Plan a tropical escape to Belize and return to work more rejuvenated than ever with a changed attitude. We guarantee your boss will notice your output improve! A little escapade can’t hurt.
Achieving Silent Nirvana at Chaa Creek
Hidden in the Maya mountains and burrowed in the dense jungles of the Cayo district lies the physical incarnation of your ‘happy place.’ The Lodge at Chaa Creek holds many wonders, but among its best traits are its breathtaking scenery and engaging wildlife.
While you lay in feather-soft sheets and settle in for the night, you won’t even have to seek out your happy place.
Apart from tuning in to Chaa Creek’s natural radio while in your cozy cottage, explore its 400-acre reserve and unearth a plethora of tranquil chimes. Embark on the Cassowary Trail and see how many peculiar sounds you notice. Your accompanying naturalist guide is sure to pinpoint which intriguing creature is saying hi to you.
If you want to up the scale for a more riveting experience, try a Creatures of the Night Hike and learn to listen to your environment at night. Trust us when we say it’s a thrilling adventure all around! You, you’re trusty guide, and the moon peeking behind flowing clouds providing the only source of light, make the perfect scene to listen to Mother Nature’s chorus or listen to the sounds of nature on our Bush Walk playlist.
Exploring Chaa Creek
Tumbling hills and engaging trails leads to a deep connection with nature. In turn, both your sight and hearing are blessed with striking vistas and the lulling sound of cascading streams.
Witness how a visit to this charming place contributes to the best changes. Now every time you’re at work and think of your happy place, memories of Chaa Creek will calm your mind.
Are you now itching for a respite from the noises of everyday life? Discover the beauty of natural ambience and how it can improve your perspective on the world. If you have any questions about planning or dates, we’re glad to help you at reservations[at]chaacreek.com