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Study Up for 'Think': Go Far, Alone

Jul 17, 2014

Leading a fulfilling life means something different for everyone. While some will want to settle down and have families, others feel more at home as nomads. At 1 p.m. on Think, Kristin Newman, sitcom writer and author of What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding, joins Krys Boyd to talk about the road less traveled.

 Newman provides tips and ideas for pursuing the mobile single life on her Tumblr.

If you're not sure where to start, Solo Traveler has various destination suggestions and descriptions. For those who would rather stick it closer to home, the Dallas Observer shares 13 activities to do alone across America.

For travelers of any familial disposition, Time offers 50 travel tips to avoid the pitfalls and headaches that can result from excursions elsewhere.

Need a smaller step to take in the realm of solo endeavors? WikiHow presents five ways to have fun alone -- no traveling necessary.

Whether or not you want to travel, there are reasons to live alone in general.

Having children is a choice as is not having children. Scrutiny may follow if one chooses either, however, happiness is determined by the chooser not the scrutinizer.

Many people would prefer to be electrically shocked than to be alone with their thoughts according to recent research led by University of Virginia psychologist Timothy Wilson.

An excerpt from "What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding" can be found on Newman's website.