"Even when tied in a thousand knots, the string is still but one."
I require alone time to sort myself out. Too much activity and interaction with people and going from one thing to another builds up unresolved stuff in me. Knots and tangles form, and I need to regularly take the time and do the work to un-do the tangles. Like brushing long hair that has been in a stiff breeze, it takes patience and care to make things smooth and flowing yet again. And if I don't bother with it for long enough, then, eventually, I will have dreadlocks whether I want them or not.
I take the time to un-do the knots that build up in me so I can experience the pleasure of flow.