Set aside an entire day, or at least an afternoon, apart from family or friends, to take a day of solitude (or a day of "Sabbath Rest"). Read this short article,"Wisdom and Sabbath Rest" by Tim Keller prior to scheduling your solitude day and follow each of his 5 practical steps. After taking your day of solitude, reflect on the two closing questions in the article: 1) What is most difficult for you about injecting Sabbath into your weekly rhythm? 2) How do you observe the Sabbath?
Solitude: Practicing Spiritual Rest/Recovery