• Ten-day retreats
    • Sesshin
      • Zen Buddhist
        • Harvard University
            • One week
            • Ten hours meditation daily
            • Silence
          • Garden, empty trash, clean bathroom while in meditation
    • Important realities
        • You are alone, surrounded by others
        • All focus is on one’s mind
          • An insanity aspect
        • Sitting becomes painful
        • Eating in meditation is awkward
      • Reintegration can overwhelm
  • Things to consider…
      • Setting
          • Values
          • Posture
        • Activities
      • Connect with the guide
      • Make sure it fits with your experience, abilities, and health
    • No certainty
        • Dysphoria
      • Hold “not-knowing”
    • Goal(s) in line with yours