Whether single or part of a couple, many people perceive aloneness as something to avoid rather than embrace... Imagine how life would be if we all put as much energy into developing a healthy and loving relationship with ourselves as we do in our relationships with others... Read my article on Powells Books Blog. Mastering the art of aloneness is not about being alone. It means living a life in which you feel whole and happy, and can take care of yourself emotionally and financially. It involves embracing aloneness as an opportunity to develop the self-awareness and life skills needed to live a full and gratifying life — whether you're living it alone or with someone else.