The Joys of Doing Things Alone

Being by yourself can be beneficial.

A couple of years ago, I went to San Francisco alone for a conference. Since it was my first time visiting, I decided that I’d stay through the weekend and explore the city. I woke up each morning and walked to a little diner down the street from my hotel for food, rode a sightseeing tour bus around town and visited a bunch of local attractions. It didn’t take long for me…