Feeling all alone is a disorienting and painful experience. It’s like floating in the abyss, lost and abandoned.
But it’s also a powerful communication from your subconscious showing you an inner state of disconnection that wants to be healed.
With people and distractions around, we never have to confront the ways in which we disconnect from our deeper feelings, needs, and true purpose in life.
This is why spiritual traditions have long made use of intentional isolation in order to raise one’s awareness to a higher level.
Native American custom was to send young men and women into the wilderness alone without food and water to search for a vision of their life’s purpose.
Every tradition has its own version of this.
We’re in a situation in which isolation has been forced upon us.
We have the choice to let it victimize us or to use it as our personal crucible.
Meditate on a time when you felt incredibly well—happy, connected, and at peace.
Re-access it by seeing yourself in that time, feeling what it felt like, and exploring the experience.
Claim it as your inner state of being right now.
Relate to yourself from this positive state of mind.
How does it deal with feeling lonely and isolated?
This sense of wholeness and connectedness is something you can cultivate independent of people and the world.
Practice it daily.
When things get back to normal you’ll have developed an inner superpower.