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Enjoy Your Time Alone



 Thought for the day:

Time alone is a blessing - do something you enjoy!

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10 comments:

  1. I like to be alone to hear my own thoughts, read, and write. Sometimes we need to be alone to refocus and be more ready to be with others.

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    1. I agree with both of those, Annie, they certainly are true for me. I write best when I have quiet around me... except for purring! I love to connect with people, but it is also very tiring and then I crave some down time by myself to recharge.

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  2. A "feets up" with a crossword puzzle all by myself is one of my favorite restoratives!

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    1. That sounds lovely to me Mimi! We need a time to relax and something that takes our mind off the stresses of the day! I play Words With Friends as my "mini-escapes" throughout the day, and it helps. Word games are great brain exercise too!

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  3. I love my alone time for reading. I am never really alone though, there is always a cat with me.

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    1. Nothing beats curling up with a good book and a purring cat or two or four, Ellen! :-)

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  4. It is hard for me to imagine being uncomfortable being alone. It is in solitude I am given strength and peace that fortifies my faith and I am made ready for the next steps of the journey.

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    1. I am the same way, Patricia, I have always loved my alone time as much or even more than I enjoy my time with others. I don't understand people who never want to be alone. Just as you say, it is restorative. In silence we cannot hide from ourselves!

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  5. Amen!! How do you expect anyone else to enjoy your company -- if you don't!? I think learning to be alone is a valuable tool.

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    1. I agree with you, being alone helps us discover ourselves and our relationship to others, that makes the coming together sweet!

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