For growth we need time alone and with others

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201119124628.htm

Time alone is reflected in people’s thoughts as an opportunity to think about past experiences and future plans, to relax from the stress of social interactions, and to engage in self-selected leisure activities.

“Being alone and being with others are represented in people’s minds as qualitatively different experiences, each contributing to the formation of an integrated self,” says Dr. Liad Uziel, of the Department of Psychology at Bar-Ilan University, who conducted the study. “One needs a combination of constructive alone and social experiences, as each type of social setting contributes much-needed, unique advantages” he adds.

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