A Simple Jew posted today about a new website by R Dovid Sears called “Solitude-Hisbodedus”. It has great reading material, including a very interesting profile of Novardok and it’s derech in Mussar. Here’s a sample
Just as he spent days and nights in hisbodedus (solitude and contemplation) in a room, or deep in the forest, so did he demand that his talmidim do the same. Thus, a room designated as the beis hamussar was installed in every Mussar-oriented yeshivah, where one could search his inner-self and study Mussar in privacy, whenever the need was felt.
The entire entry is available here .