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Solitude or Isolation?

If You Think You Already Spend Too Much Time Alone There’s a thin line between solitude and isolation, between solitude and loneliness. The quality of the time spent alone separates the one from the other. We are social animals. We need the company of other people. Too much time spent unconnected can be unhealthy, especially [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:02+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Find a Quiet Corner|1 Comment

Time for Solitude

Find the Time Desire is the only requirement necessary to find the time. But find the time we must. Otherwise, all intention of finding a quiet corner will remain in our heads as just another good idea. Probably one-quarter of my memory bank was filled with such notions—creative ideas that sat idly by waiting for [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:03+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

Environment

As you search for your quiet corner, your world will begin to expand and you’ll notice things that have been around all along. The empty lot on the corner teeming with wildflowers or the morning church bells may enter your consciousness for the first time. River Sunset What is your most receptive sense? [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:06+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

The Power of Place

Physical Spaces Certain places can have amazing power over us. Anyone would agree that the Grand Canyon is a perfect place to sit in rapt silence and soak up nature’s majesty. There are few places as grand as the canyon, but our environment, no matter how grand, affects us. In searching for your quiet corner, [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:06+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

Caring About and For Yourself

As our society has become so enthralled with narcissism, many of us have come to believe that self-love is bad and selfish. We have done ourselves wrong here. There is nothing wrong with loving ourselves. In fact, this is necessary before we can truly love another. Let’s try to put aside the old myths and [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:08+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

Breathing

This is where it all begins—and ends. The foundation of any quiet corner is breathing. If you breathe into your quiet corner and allow your breathing to direct you in your search, it will create space and quiet for your corner. As I concentrate on breathing slowly, my focus shifts and I welcome the ensuing [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:08+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments