Solitude: Accepting It as a Means To Survival

Latent Muse, mixed media monotype by artist Michelle Lindblom

Facing the idea of solitude conjures up fear. A general uncomfortable feeling of silence. No one around telling us what to think or do can be unnerving. Along with that silence, comes an uneasiness with the unknown. Who are we without others around?

Solitude for the enlightened few, is a source of enjoyment and calm. But when forced, solitude brings little joy or comfort. At least not…



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