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Don’t Forget How to Be Alone

Embrace whatever pandemic solitude remains—and, in the future, re-create it

Photo: Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images

I recently found myself standing alone on the Arctic tundra, over 100 miles from civilization. I spent a month up there reporting portions of my new book, The Comfort Crisis. There was no human around me for miles and miles. There were also no people “with” me through TV, podcasts, social…

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Michael Easter

Michael Easter

Author of The Comfort Crisis // Professor // Writing about physical + mental health, psychology, and living better 1x week // eastermichael.com