Despina Kamper

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Despina Kamper, an experienced retreat leader from Australia, is the driving force behind Self-Discovery Labs. With a rich background in naturopathy, nutrition, and counseling, Despina has dedicated over 20 years to helping individuals manage stress and emotional disorders. Her comprehensive approach integrates her postgraduate qualifications and clinical experience, creating a unique and holistic methodology for her retreats.

Despina’s journey began as a naturopath and nutritionist, where her practice naturally evolved to specialize in treating anxiety disorders. Her success in this field, coupled with a collaborative approach working alongside psychologists, inspired her to expand her offerings beyond individual consultations. She started conducting workshops that brought together individuals with similar conditions, fostering a supportive community that encouraged open discussions and shared experiences. This success led to the creation of Self-Discovery Labs, a platform for retreats designed to help individuals reconnect with their true selves.

Despina’s retreats are known for their transformative impact. Her upcoming retreat in Crete, Greece, offers a structured yet flexible itinerary that balances self-discovery sessions with free time to explore and relax. Activities include beachside yoga, Greek dancing, and a sailing trip to Balos Beach, all designed to inspire awe and integrate a sense of self.

Despina emphasizes the concept of “coming home”—a process where individuals peel away the layers of stress and distractions to reconnect with their innate qualities. She aims for even a small shift in perspective, believing that this can lead to significant long-term changes. Despina’s retreats are more than just a getaway; they are intentional experiences aimed at fostering personal growth and holistic wellness.

For more information about Despina Kamper and her retreats, visit selfdiscoverylab.com.au. Detailed profiles and upcoming retreat information are also featured on viazara.org, a platform dedicated to promoting enriching retreat experiences.

Discover Yourself at Despina Kamper’s Retreat in Crete, Greece

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Please note that the following excerpts from the interview have been paraphrased for clarity and brevity.

Ron Morris (Viazara): I am with Despina Kamper, a retreat leader who has crafted an incredible retreat experience. Despina, thank you for joining us. Can you start by telling us about yourself and your upcoming retreat?

Despina Kamper: Thank you for having me, Ron. I’m from Australia and run my retreats from here for a global audience. The idea for this retreat arose from the need to help individuals cope with the stresses of our 21st-century, fast-paced society. The retreat provides a space away from distractions, allowing participants to reconnect with their true selves—free from fear and confusion. My background in nutrition, education, and counseling, combined with over 20 years of clinical experience, has helped me design a unique and personalized retreat experience.

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Ron: That sounds amazing. What inspired you to create this retreat in such a beautiful location like Crete, Greece?

Despina: The inspiration came from my early career as a naturopath and nutritionist. My consultations naturally veered towards treating anxiety disorders, and I became good at it. I started running workshops where clients with stress and anxiety could come together, practice routines, and support each other. The success of these workshops made me realize that everyone could benefit from such a retreat, leading to the creation of Self Discovery Lab.

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Ron: The itinerary looks fascinating. Can you walk us through a typical day at the retreat?

Despina: Absolutely. We start our day with optional yoga on the beach or a morning swim, followed by breakfast. Then we dive into our self-discovery sessions, which I like to call “coming home.” These sessions cover themes like connecting to self, understanding the body, and managing the inner critic. Afternoons are free for exploring or relaxing in Kissamos, Crete. Evenings are spent enjoying local tavernas and engaging in activities like Greek dancing and sailing trips to stunning locations like Balos Beach. The goal is to create an immersive experience that combines relaxation with deep, meaningful self-exploration.

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Ron: You mentioned “coming home.” Can you elaborate on what that means?

Despina: “Coming home” is about reconnecting with your true self, the part of you that is kind, compassionate, and free from the chaos of everyday life. It’s about peeling away the layers of stress and rediscovering the innate qualities that make you who you are. This process is facilitated by the retreat environment, which removes distractions and provides a supportive space for self-reflection and growth.

Ron: It sounds transformative. What outcomes can participants expect from attending your retreat?

Despina: I aim for a simple yet profound outcome—a five-degree shift in perspective. This small shift can lead to significant changes over time, influencing daily choices and overall life direction. Participants often leave with a new outlook on life, feeling more centered and aware. Some may experience epiphanies, but most will notice gradual, meaningful changes.

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Ron: How can people find out more about your retreat and register?

Despina: The retreat is scheduled for July 11-18 on the beautiful island of Crete. You can find all the details on my website, selfdiscoverylab.com.au. It’s important to note the “.au” as the “.com” domain goes to an entirely different type of site.

Ron: We’ll make sure to include all the information on Viazara.org as well. Thank you, Despina, for sharing your insights and this amazing retreat experience with us.

Despina: Thank you for having me, Ron. I’m excited to welcome more people to this transformative experience.

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