Society puts a lot of pressure on us to stay socially active and focus on work, which means less time for ourselves. So in a world where individualism is hailed, why is solitude seen with suspicion?
Here are some of the resources from the show:
Sara Maitland speaks at the Radboud Reflects seminar:
Jane Mathews speaks at the Happiness and Its Causes Conference in 2019:
Here is the trailer for Wild with Reece Witherspoon:
Books looked at this week:
Sara Maitland: How to Be Alone
Jane Mathews: The Art of Living Alone and Loving It: Your inspirational toolkit for a whole and happy life
Olivia Laing: The Lonely City
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