I hear that a lot, especially from my friends on social media who like and comment on my hashtags, selfies and foodie pics.
“You look great!”
“Wow, how fun!”
To them and the rest of the online world, I’m a bona fide social butterfly, always out and about at a different event in a different outfit with a different group of people. Yet while I enjoy socializing very much, there’s been many times I’ve passed on meeting up with friends, just to sit at home alone and do absolutely nothing.
I spend time alone on a regular basis, intentionally seeking out moments to be by myself in complete silence, because I find getting comfortable being alone allows me to get in touch with my own thoughts. Seeking out these quiet moments helps me feel centered, which has the effect of producing calm in my life. And I like that. I like calm.Read More