Really, 2 days is not a long retreat at all, and most "Sesshin" are a week or two (Heck, monks sit "Ango" for
Sesshin are not to be taken lightly. Two days is a good amount of time - and you are to be commended for your effort. I ha e found in my own experience
I too suffer from anxiety and overthinking. I have never done a sesshin outside of my home, but I experienced this during
I left my first sesshin after only two days (it was scheduled for five) because it was so intense. The teacher assured me not to worry, that was very
thanks for finding it useful.
I am still using this kind of cushion, when en route or sitting with a visitor.