Suffering from information overload and unable to sleep, Sarah Sands, former editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, tried many different strategies to de-stress. In a quest for hidden knowledge, she undertook a pilgrimage to ten monasteries around the world. From a Coptic desert community in Egypt to a retreat in the Japanese mountains, Sarah absorbed the wisdoms to be learned from monastic life, discovering a clarity of mind and an unexpected capacity for solitude. She recalls her experiences in conversation with Elizabeth Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney, London.
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