Here are some of the most frequent observed associations with quiet alone-time. What would you add to this list?
• Freedom to fantasize.
• Development of the imagination.
• Cultivation of abstract thought.
• Heightened awareness.
• Healing during stress, mourning, or other trauma.
• Improved concentration.
• Access to religious, spiritual, or mystical experiences.
• Better problem-solving abilities.
• Liberation from unwanted distractions.
• Effective pain management skills.
• The rich company of one's mind, body, and spirit.
• Expanded self-understanding.

Richard Mahler in Stillness