We’re not saying that you should ditch all the people in your life, but spending some of your time alone can actually be beneficial for your health and your relationships. Here are three benefits you can get from getting some much-needed alone time.
You’ll Be a Better Friend
If you give yourself permission to stay away from friends when you need it, you will be much more likely to be there for them when they need you and you can spend more quality time together. Nothing will go wrong if you respect each other’s alone time.
You can easily guilt yourself into thinking that, as a parent, you shouldn’t spend any time alone from your family unless for work and other things that you must do, but allowing yourself an occasional break will help you recharge and be a better parent to your kids.
You Won’t Burn Out
Endless workflow, meetings, and social events can really drain you, especially if those things aren’t in your nature. Sometimes staying at home reading a book is all you need to prevent burnout, and your friends will understand that you need to skip a night out.