Date, cause, intensity, duration.

JULY 23 2016: Absence Day #1. 0% loneliness felt. Far too busy to think about my aloneness (11 lessons taught!)

JULY 24 2016: Absence Day #2. 5% loneliness felt. Far too busy to think about it (10 lessons taught!)

JULY 25 2016: Absence Day #3. 5% loneliness felt. Not really significant (5 lessons taught!).

JULY 26 2016: Absence Day #4. 5% loneliness felt. Not really significant (7 lessons taught!).

JULY 27 2016: Absence Day #5. 5% loneliness felt. Not really significant (10 lessons taught!).

JULY 28 2016: Absence Day #6. 5% loneliness felt. Not really significant (7 lessons taught!).

JULY 29 2016: Absence Day #7. 15% loneliness felt. 3 lessons taught.

AUGUST 12 2016: Absence Day #14. 5% loneliness felt. 1 lesson taught.

DECEMBER 31 2016: Absence Day #5. 20% loneliness felt. 1 lesson taught.

FEBRUARY 25 2017: Absence Day #1. 5% loneliness felt. Far too busy to think about my aloneness (10 lessons taught!)

FEBRUARY 26 2017: Absence Day #2. 0% loneliness felt. Far too busy to think about my aloneness (8 lessons taught!)

FEBRUARY 27 2017: Absence Day #3. 15% loneliness felt. 4 lessons taught.


Could there be a link between loneliness and the time needed to acclimatize myself to a new location (recentering my territorial sphere? In any case, it took me about 2 months to settle into Shinozaki.)