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5 signs you are in ‘hermit mode’

5 signs you are in ‘hermit mode’

  • You lose passion & motivation
  • You feel extra sensitive
  • You crave solitude
  • You’re looking for answers
  • You feel intuitively guided


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The Hermit Phase

The Hermit Phase

The hermit phase could be seen as an in-between state after the dark night of the soul and before opening back up to the world.

It’s a phase of deep solitude, introspection, and redirection.


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Why the hermit phase happens

Why the hermit phase happens

At the start of the spiritual awakening you had to come to grips with how your old life was in contradiction with your new awareness.

You learn to let go and surrender, accepting what you experiencing rather than avoiding.

You have to let go of the metaphysical chase and be with your...


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“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being more or less happy. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretense. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be tru...



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Alone Vs Community

Alone Vs Community

This phase can last for many months or years .

The most important thing to remember when you are going through this phase is that you are not alone. Building community after this phase is so important.


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The “Dark Side”

The “Dark Side”

Spiritual awakening is often seen as a light and pleasant experience, but that is not always the case.

There are phases of the awakening process that will feel like you are losing your mind, losing your friends and family, losing your sense of stability in the world or all three at once!


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Common Feelings In The Hermit Phase

Common Feelings In The Hermit Phase

We feel lost, depressed, constantly tired – it’s a lot to deal with.

The hermit phase can be extremely isolating and disorienting, however it can also be a beautiful period of self-discovery.


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What comes after the hermit phase?

What comes after the hermit phase?

  • Acceptance of self
  • Deeper relationships
  • Integration
  • Finding purpose

The hermit phase is extremely common when we are in a transitional phase of our lives, when we are moving homes or on a break from work.

It’s during these times that we have the spa...


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