As our homes become our only destination to work, play, sleep, and eat, many couples and families are spending more time together. Alongside this, we're all grappling with the pain and fear of COVID-19. The confluence of factors can lead to fights, frustration, and crowded mental space.
Kasoku, a short-term rental company has pivoted its services to provide temporary refuges for those seeking solitude. They also now offer free 30-minute divorce consultations to mend broken connections.
For some, this period of social distancing will lead to a reappreciation of solitude. While loneliness can be harmful, solitude can be a method to heal and live well. And if it's seen as such, will it become commonplace for doctors to prescribe 30 minutes of solitude per day? Or, might clinics offer programmed solitude sessions?