- Melania Zilo
Mad Benefits: Alone Time
Through the recent months, I have slowly come to find peace and even pleasure in spending time by myself. Whether it's going for a swim in the ocean or taking time to meditate in the morning, it's so important to spend some time alone with your thoughts and give yourself space to just be. In fact, there are many proven psychological and physical benefits of seeking solitude every once in a while. Keep scrolling to read more about why we should all be taking some time to ourselves every once in a while.
Alone time makes room for getting to know yourself better.
You might learn a lot about yourself by spending more time alone. It takes time to get to know who you really are to become the person you desire. You also learn to get comfortable being independent and spend more time listening to your instincts than outside influences.
Give yourself a well-deserved break.
It's the busiest people who rarely catch a moment to themselves to simply be. Sometimes life gets super hectic, and we find ourselves cruising on auto-pilot. Taking some time to yourself every once in a while, allows your mind and body to rest and revitalize.
Take a second to get your priorities straight.
Even a few minutes alone in the morning can help center you and provide you the focus you need to accomplish your short term and long term goals. It's those few minutes we get alone that make everything we work for worth it. Find a quiet space to set your intentions, plan for the future, and reflect on your hard work.
There's no greater gift you can give yourself than the rest and love your mind and body deserve. Remember that it's ok to hit pause for a moment and catch your breath. I hope you find happiness and serenity in your solitude, and I hope you allow yourself the space to breathe and grow freely and wildly. Remember that surrounding yourself with the people you love is beautiful, but the real blessing is finding peace and love within yourself.