“No-Fail” Friday: Zoned out

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You made it! It’s the weekend, which no doubt means you are eagerly awaiting your next mindfulness challenge. Right? Of course you are.

This week, we met Jenna and MP, two Wharton MBA students who have created a weekend mindfulness retreat designed for busy graduate students. Talking with them highlighted the importance of occasionally stepping back, in addition to trying to develop a regular mindfulness practice. Sometimes we need to actually physically remove ourselves from not only “the noise” of our everyday lives, but also our whole daily context, to reconnect to our inner selves. Weekend getaways are great, but not always possible, for loads of reasons. Good thing you don’t always have to go away to get away.  Read More