Eloise Skinner in the New York Times

New York Times

‘Adding a framework to your silence — by writing in a journal or listening to your breath — can make it more satisfying.’

Eloise Skinner, author of The Purpose Handbook, speaks to the NYT about the joys of solitude.

You Can Learn to Love Being Alone

Solitude doesn’t have to feel lonely. It can be restoring and refreshing with a little practice. Credit… Sally Snowman loves to be alone. As the keeper of Boston Light, a centuries-old lighthouse on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor, she’s had a lot of practice.