Alone But Not Lonely Quotes (41 quotes)
I've learned that it's okay to be alone, even when I'm uncomfortable
I love being alone. It gives me the freedom to take risks, try new things, pursue new business ideas, and, more importantly, fail hard doing those things. Unfortunately, my family and friends think otherwise. They have found this to be alarming news. Mostly because almost all of my friends and cousins are already married or at least planning their wedding.
Because in being alone, you give yourself the gift of peace. The solitude in its utmost form. You learn how to enjoy things without being forced to please others. When you are alone, you set boundaries of protection. In being alone you build high walls and guard yourself. Alone is tantamount to independent.
This year I find myself spending an unexpected amount of time with someone new, a person I never fully knew until I was forced to be in a room with them — myself. Even our smartphones prevent true isolation, with friends on social media remaining just a touch away. But what happens when you leave behind the office for a life of working at home, or your friends begin moving away to pursue their own new beginnings? It took me a while to learn that lesson. After years of working for others, I made the transition to self-employment. Instead, I work from home as a freelance writer, where I spend my days with my dog and my laptop.
When you get on social media, especially Facebook, it seems that the only prominent events posted are engagement announcements and wedding pictures. If you're anything like me, you've been single for a while and that's totally okay.
Reach your potential by embracing your personality and plotting a new course. Join our free newsletter to take the Leadership for Introverts Test and start building your skills. While I was there, I ran a marathon. I stayed in a hotel room alone mostly. I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone.
When we already have time alone at home or rented, we are confused because we want to gather together with friends and acquaintances. And at that time we imagined how nice it would be if we could move out of a situation where we could gather with friends and acquaintances. Instead of enjoying solitude, we are even imagined to be able to eliminate the moment of solitude. We hate loneliness, when it comes to solitude, and hope to be alone when we are gathering with other people. Thank each of our feet, to our hands, to our senses, to our hearts, to our lungs and everything we can feel. And of course, behind our gratitude, thank our creator who has given health to our body, and created it as perfectly as shape. If you want to be happy, learn to be alone without being lonely.