10 Important Reasons to Start Making Time for Silence, Rest and Solitude
It's amazing how tuned out we become to the motor of the air-conditioner and refrigerator - the sudden silence is a startling reprieve. Likewise, we become numb to the buzz of our technology saturated world.
Smartphone users check their device every 6.5 minutes, which works out to around 150 times a day. Silence is replaced with a cacophony of communication, and solitude is replaced with social media.
Indeed they're an endangered species: silence and solitude; yet great revelations and benefits are found in them. Here are ten: