Part Into the Wild, part Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Howard Axelrod’s The Point of Vanishing is the story of his two years spent in profound solitude in the Vermont wilderness. Called “torture” by prison rights activists and “a threat to mental stability” by psychologists, Axelrod’s decision to sequester himself from society […]
Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and joy, but unfortunately it can also be a source of health-impacting stress and anxiety for many. Between the influx of visitors, football games on the television and the necessary shopping, cooking and cleaning up, there can be far too little time devoted to reflective conversation with friends and family. Show More Summary
First there was the microbe that scientists called “The Bold Traveler,” found living in lightless solitude more than two miles down a South African gold mine. Nothing alive had ever been found in rock fractures at that depth before.Read full article >>
An excerpt from 40/40 Vision: Clarifying Your Mission in Midlife F or every ten people who love the cycles of nature, at least one hates them. To most people, a sunrise offers quiet moments of solitude and an inherent promise: it’s a brand-new day that’s never been lived before. Show More Summary
"Previous technologies have expanded communication. But the last round may be contracting it."
We spend an average of three hours each day fixated on our phones. And all that quality time with those tiny screens, MIT social scientist Sherry Turkle told Tech Insider, comes at a hefty price: our empathy and solitude. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Many seniors and older individuals find themselves alone. A new social networking platform is striving to help ward off this feeling of solitude. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at The American Genius
Rejoice, America: With the new budget and debt deal struck by congressional leaders and the White House late Monday, the Obama-Boehner Era of Constant Arbitrary Crises is over. Enjoy the next 18 months of relative solitude while it lasts. Show More Summary
A wildly popular article identified 10 signs that you are perfectly happy with solitude. Most of them were spot-on. But the author got it wrong about the kinds of people focused primarily on fulfilling their own needs.
BAY MINETTE, AL – Casegoods manufacturer Standard Furniture is pleased to announce the Solitude Bedroom in collaboration with Mossy Oak Nativ Living. The post Nativ Living and Standard Furniture Offer Solitude Bedroom with Mossy Oak Accents appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
There is a beauty in solitude. Sometimes we just have to remember to disconnect. The post The Beauty in Being Alone appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The duo discuss ditching alcohol and how technology is not only killing process but encouraging society’s dissociation with rather worrying results.
Mark Vanderloo takes in a quiet moment of solitude for the pages of GQ Italia. Photographed by Joe, Mark is pictured in a wardrobe of well-rounded menswear staples. From corduroy pants to distressed jeans and double-breasted jackets,...Show More Summary
One recurring image in the paintings of Western art history is that of a woman sitting in solitude, seemingly lost in the pages of a novel.
“The day is spent for the most part in a glorious solitude. Like the hunter who moves silently through the woods to check his traps, she moves through the library, cautiously avoiding those whom she knows. A single conversation would ruin the beauty and vastness of her silence. Today no such conversation occurs and she […]
When I left LA, there were 95 boxes of photo books that went into storage. Since moving into a city where space is at a premium, my book purchases have taken a nose dive, and only a very select few make it through the front door. Yes, I’m talking about the printed books, not the […]
Glu Mobile, of the Kim Kardashian games fame, has announced that it's releasing another game "soon," and this one will be all about the world's most famous and dapper spy, James Bond. Although Bond is famous for his solitude (outside the fleeting "affairs"), James Bond: World of Espionage is a social game that has you
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Molly Manzanares thinks the remoteness of Los Ojos, N.M., is both good and bad. "It's a blessing because people feel they've discovered us, but it's also a curse because we're not on a main road," she said of the town about 90 miles north of Santa Fe. Los Ojos (population 125) is a reminder of...
“It is a time when one is filled with vague longings. When one dreams of flight to peaceful islands in the remote solitudes of the sea, or folds his hands and says, ‘What is the use of struggling, and toiling and worrying anymore? Let us give it all up.’ “ ~ MARK TWAIN One of [...]Show More Summary