Why You NEED Solitude

In today’s world, with all the buzzing, deadlines and tons of things to distract you,  the idea of taking time to disconnect and simply listen into your own thoughts is nothing short of alien and may even seem lame, yet, it’s one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself.

Solitude allows you to reboot your brain and unwindConstantly being “on” doesn’t give your brain a chance to rest and replenish itself. Being by yourself with no distractions gives you the chance to clear your mind, focus, and think more clearly. It’s an opportunity to revitalize your mind and body at the same time,” writes Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.

“Solitude provides time for you to think deeply. Day-to-day responsibilities and commitments can make your to-do list seem as if it has no end. This constant motion prevents you from engaging in deep thought, which inhibits creativity and lessens productivity,” she continues.

Solitude allows you to become more comfortable in your own skin and gives you the …


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13 thoughts on “Why You NEED Solitude

  1. You’ve hit the nail on the head with this post. Alone time is so important to my mental wellbeing and for our relationship too. I totally agree about meditation, it really helps.

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  2. I agree. There is somethig powerful about discovering the power of your own company, I now look forward to moments spent just me and my thoughts, I can focus my mind to think postively and nature self love.

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  3. I am very much an introvert and solitude for me works along side it. I need time to reflect, i can become too overwhelmed far too quickly which then gets messy, I spiral way out of control and feel the depression rear it’s ugly head. It’s so important to look after ourselves.

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  4. Being able to relax and unwind is not something I am good at, I don’t think my mind ever switches off which I know is not healthy. My husband meditates and loves it, I really need to learn how

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  5. I do this everyday and I knew it was a good thing! I really need to lock in my office at home and find some space to actually think peacefully. Thank you for this explanation it makes so much sense!

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  6. I so agree with this. My husband and I give each other about 3-4 hours daily to be alone during this lockdown so that we don’t kill each other.

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  7. I’m a big fan of meditation and like solitude. It’s just my time to check in with myself and be present in the moment.

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