Wherever we think of ourselves on the introvert/extrovert spectrum, there’s a lot to be gained from spending some quality time alone. But getting that time alone might be easier said than done, as its pretty common to feel uncomfortable voicing a need to stay home alone or have some quiet time when your friends, family, or even that little judge-y voice in your head thinks you should be out partying. Social media and the minute by minute update of everyone’s seemingly oh-so glamorous lives can give us an almighty FOMO (fear of missing out).
I was chatting with Bethany Ramos of SheKnows.com about this recently and here’s a little reminder on the benefits of time alone – perhaps these will help you set aside the time for yourself with more determination! Check out her article (and of course, a little soapboxing from me) right here