What Is Your Retreat From The World?

From reader Karen:

Even the most well-adjusted person can feel exhausted at times. Our world can be overwhelming, both spiritually and emotionally as well as physically.

When the pressures and stresses of everyday life get to be too much for you, where do you go — literally or figuratively — for respite? Do you have a haven or a sanctuary that is a welcoming place, where you can escape and recharge your emotional batteries?

What is your retreat from the world, and how does it help you?

Related questions: Why do we put up with unhappiness? What is emotional well-being? How can we maintain wonder?