When I was in the Army, I learned that I could stay awake for 72 hours straight . . . BUT . . . After about 18 hours, my mental acuity decreased precipitously every hour . . . By the 71st hour, I might as well have ingested a narcotic,¬†hallucinogenic¬†drug because I was seeing and […]

Time for Retreat?

How often do you take yourself on a retreat? When’s the last time you carved out a bit of time (Couple hours or days) during which you were accountable ONLY to yourself with no outside noise or distractions whatsoever? This does not require checking yourself into a¬†monastery for ultimate isolation, but that’s definitely a sure-fire […]