Turning off and disconnecting from modern life’s constant stream of texts, e-mails and notifications is important for improving our “capacity for solitude”, some experts say. Photo: Shutterstock

Why we need our ‘capacity for solitude’ and how technology is slowly killing it

Being alone with your own thoughts is vital for creativity, decision-making and living a good life, says new book Lead Yourself First, yet these days people spend nearly all of their free time looking at one or more device screens

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Turning off and disconnecting from modern life’s constant stream of texts, e-mails and notifications is important for improving our “capacity for solitude”, some experts say. Photo: Shutterstock
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