Solitude is so important for a simpler life. Until you can hear your inner voice, you may rely too much on what other people think your life should look like.
But, I know solitude can be difficult for some people. We had a 2 minute silent prayer at church on Sunday and there was a lot of squirming and fidgeting.
It helps if you have a positive view of being alone.
In the book Awe-manic, it suggests doing an A-Z on Alone.
Here were my thoughts on being alone:
K ick in the pants
What are your thoughts on being alone?