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Aloneness vs. Loneliness

Aloneness vs. Loneliness

There is an abundance of evidence showing that loneliness can have devastating health consequences.

  • But it is important to remember that being alone doesn’t not equal loneliness.
  • Where loneliness is marked by negative feelings associated with isolation, alone time involves finding freedom, inspiration, and rejuvenation in solitude.

Health consequences can be:

  • Elevated blood pressure,
  • Hastened cognitive decline,
  • Social anxiety
  • Increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
  • Higher risk of depression
  • anxiety
  • obesity
  • early death


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Creativity πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒοΈ

Creativity πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒοΈ

Alone time is an opportunity to let your mind wander and strengthen your creativity.

  • Without the need to care for or interact with others people, you can ignore outisde influences and focus inward

Research suggests that being alone can lead...


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How to spend time alone

How to spend time alone

If you are thinking of spending some time alone, it is important to do so in ways that are beneficial to your mental well-being.

  • Pick a time: Figure out when you'd like to spend some time alone.Β 
  • Turn of social media: Work on l...


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Creating space to be alone

Creating space to be alone

Finding time to be alone isn't always easy.Some steps that you can’t take to ensure that you get the time you need:

  • Be clear: Tell the people around you, whether they are roommates, family members, or your partner, that you need time alone.


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Reasons being alone is't always easy

Alone time can be challenging for some people for a variety of reasons:

  • Lack of experience being alone: Some people just might not be used to being by themselves because they are so accustomed to being around other people.Β 
  • Distressing ...


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Alone time 🌱

Alone time 🌱

People tend to be social creatures and research has shown that social connections are vital for both emotional and physical well being.

However, alone time also plays a pivotal role in mental health. Being around other people comes with rewards, but it also creates...


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Personal exploration 🧠

Personal exploration 🧠

Becoming comfortable in youw own company can give you the time and freedom to truly explore your own passions withou interferance.

  • You can try new things
  • Learn about things that facinate you
  • aquire knowledge
  • practi...


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Social energy

Living alone tends to be seen in a negative light. However, researchers have found that people who live alone may actually have:

  • Richer social lives and more social energy than people who cohabitate with others.

In his book β€œGoing Solo,” s...


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Signs that you need alone time

Signs that you need alone time

It's not always easy to recognize the singshat you might need some time away from other people. Some signs to watch for include:

  • Feeling short-tempered
  • Getting easily irritated by sometimes minor things
  • Losing interest in doing things with other people


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