This year has given many of us a whole new understanding of solitude — whether we wanted it or not.
Being alone has been on our minds — and on the minds of experimental psychologists, too. Over the past few years, researchers have devoted significant study to the concept of solitude — its potential benefits, its role in our lives, even its basic definition.
So, here are a few takeaways from their recent work — with an eye toward how you can make solitude a healthy practice in your life. Read more ›