Your Own Private Mini-Retreat

As an addendum to Monday’s post on my mini-retreat, I thought I’d post a more nuts-and-bolts one. I’ve been on legit retreats before: meditation ones, writing ones, ones involving saunas and massages, Californian ones, upstate New York ones, remote New England ones, island ones, beach ones, day-long ones, weekend-long ones. I haven’t yet done a silent retreat, but I’d like to one day. But the idea is simply to opt out of the daily hullabaloo for a brief yet restorative period of time in order to devote your divine concentration to something — and that’s something you can easily create