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Why More And More Entrepreneurs Attend Meditation Retreats

What I learned from spending seven days in silence and interviewing 15 founders who did the same

Illustrations by Ariane Frida Sofie

Waking up at 5 a.m. is not so bad when your mattress feels as soft as a block of wood. Neither is showering in a shared bathroom with 1,000 ants because you’re not allowed to speak and complain. When I put…




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