I of late came rearmost from my yearly seven-day silent, mindfulness sanctuary (I as usual go on a heedfulness sanctuary past a year, sometimes much). For those of you cognize what this is, you're possible speech communication "ah, that sounds really, truly great - aspiration I were nearby true now"! For those of you who might not know what a heedfulness withdrawal is, you're expected spoken language "huh - a WHAT retreat?"
Allow me to metaphorical a bit, and next we'll converse more or less attentiveness for your team! A mindfulness refuge is designed to assist you lagging downfield our accepted brisk day after day stride to a snail's step...no phones, no e-mail, zilch to do but BE PRESENT, in all tick. Oh yes, and did I too approach no talking? So, present I was, at this delicate withdrawal center, in silence, doing only one item at a juncture....for 7 elysian days! The benefit, in shield you're static wondering, is that when there is full-dress silence, you can revise to engine your cognition to spin around off the "chatter" and exterminate (well, at least reduce!) regular distractions, so that you can be inst to what is going on apposite now - fully present - to the one distraction in which you are unavailable.