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What Introverts Can Teach Us About Being Alone

To solve the loneliness epidemic, it’s time to practice feeling comfortable solo

Illustration: Ellie Ji Yang

“The people that I liked and had not met went to the big cafes because they were lost in them and no one noticed them and they could be alone in them and be together.”

― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

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Starre Julia Vartan

Starre Julia Vartan

AKA The Curious Human. Science journalist & nature nerd w/serious wanderlust. Former geologist. Still picks up rocks. Words in @NatGeo @SciAm @Slate @CNN, here.

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