How to Be Alone and Why

Time spent away from the influence of others allows us to explore and define who we are

Stephanie Rosenbloom
8 min readJun 7, 2018

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Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash

The average adult spends about one-third of his or her waking time alone.

— Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow

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Stephanie Rosenbloom

Stephanie is an author with Viking books and a travel writer for the New York Times. More at http://www.stephanierosenbloom.com/