Many people believe that spending long periods of time in solitude is a lonely experience. And it certainly can be. But there are some important differences between loneliness and aloneness. The former is an unpleasant and painful situation, something we struggle with all too often. The latter, on the other hand, involves a comfortable state of mind, although the experience of aloneness can be quite hard to achieve.
Originally published at www.samwoolfe.com on October 7, 2018.