In our busy lives it seems that we never get alone time. We’re constantly running from school to work, to whatever plans we have with friends or significant others. It seems that the only alone time we get is when our head hits our pillows when we go to sleep. Well, if you can, you should try to schedule in some alone time during the week. It’s incredibly important!
First of all, alone time can really help you recenter yourself. It can help you figure out things that you need in your life and things that you need to take out of your life. It’s a great way to really let your soul, or your “inner self”, speak to let you know what is bothering it. Plus, you can figure out things in your life that you want to change. Or take some time to simply breathe a little slower and think about nothing at all. Whatever it is, alone time really helps you recenter yourself.
Also, alone time can be a great stress reliever. With all the hustle and bustle in our lives, we accumulate a lot of stress during the day. That can easily come from the over accumulation of events, projects, tests, or even conversations with friends. Alone time helps to categorize all that, while also giving you breathing room between the stress. Take about an hour to just sit back and relax a bit, possibly doing some meditation, to really let the stress fall off your shoulders.
Finally, alone time can be a great way to figure out who you are as a person. It allows you to really sit back and think about who you are, or who you want to be. Sit and think about the things in your life that you aspire to have, or aspire to become. Maybe even think about the things you like about yourself, and how you can build up self esteem for the parts you don’t like. You can even figure out what kind of person you are, and if you like that or want to change. It’s all up to you. The alone time helps to keep other’s opinions away from you so you can really focus on your life, not theirs.
Take some time to be alone, whether that’s at home in your room, or even taking a short walk around the block. Use that alone to time recenter yourself, get rid of stress, and possibly even figure out who you are as a person. Your mind and spirit will immensely thank you for it.
TXTgirl :: Orange County
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