Challenge Day is a commercialized movement made popular by Oprah Winfrey where groups of over 100 people fork over thousands of dollars to be led in large scale touchy- feely group exercises and group therapy. A one day event, Challenge Day uses manipulative tools such as sad music and imagining one's death to get people to participate in the activities. Many consider Challenge Day to be a cult, citing that participants are not allowed to discuss Challenge Day activities with those tho did not participate, the use of hand symbols, cryptic messages, and people's absolute faith in the so called cause. Many also cite the idea that Challenge Day can be detrimental to a person's health and well being in that it attacks a person's emotions in the form of large scale group therapy, but does not offer any sort of follow-up with the participants.
Guy 1 "yeah, i say a sign to switch my thumbs and to drop my waterline"
Guy 2 "Don't worry about it- it's just some Challenge Day crap"
Challenge Day is a self-help workshop, typically spanning over a period of 3 days.. This is performed in large groups of people ranging from a student body, coworkers, and even strangers. This program encourages people to accept one another and to embrace the challenge of being a nicer, less judgemental human being. It's a good program.. It kind of worked for me but I didn't have enough positivity in my life to keep it up.. but for many people out there, Challenge Day was life changing....
After Challenge Day, I immediately noticed that almost every negative interaction/event I had posed as a challenge, and I sought out ways to overcome the challenge.. Then one day, I was too lazy and gave up. So now I'm back to my evil ways.