They say being happy is a choice, but is it true? Yes, indeed. It is true. We can’t choose the problem we face and we don’t, but we can surely change our attitude towards the situations. Living alone doesn’t means being alone. If you are one who is currently feeling being left behind and alone, here are a few ways to help you feel cheerful and lively again. Let’s understand how to be happy alone.
This problem has become a serious complication since the rise of lock down leading to people stuck in a place for too long. Of course lock down was necessary. But as is it over now we need to work on ways to stay happy.
You may be single or had break up or just alone, living away from people you know. Every problem has a solution, this one too. Most of the people especially the young generation now is facing a problem of lack of communication. The increasing competition among people for every small thing in life has led to their lack of enjoying tiny things.
Always focus on ways to get rid of problems in a manner which is not harmful. Many people start blaming themselves for everything, and start harming themselves. This is completely wrong. Remember, life is too short to waste on over thinking and self harm practices. People only see the negative side of being alone. That’s natural for everyone, but stepping a little forward to see the benefits of that is what you need.
Benefits of being alone includes staying away from disturbances. You can dedicate all your focus and time to yourself. You don’t need to schedule your day according to others and many more. If you are still sad, let’s learn some ways to stay happy without anyone.
When you are in a stressful situation and feeling alone, the body functions are corrupted slowly. So don’t just sit and worry, start shaping your body. Working out releases our happy hormones (dopamine) making you cheerful and ecstatic. Working out also releases toxins formed in our body resulting in glowing skin and healthy body and mind.
2. Listen to music
You often feel the need to express yourself to someone. But when you don’t find that someone, you feel alone. Helping you with this, you can listen to any artist or any particular kind of music which you believe speaks your mind. You will feel relaxed. Add some good vibe songs to your playlist to cheer you up. Don’t forget to listen to songs that will make you groove to it’s beats.
3. Read books
Feeling alone is a state of mind which makes you weak in mind and body. It makes you over think, thus stressing out your mind and decreasing your productivity. Read the kind of books you like, try something new like brain storming.
4. Solve puzzles
they will sharpen your mind and keep you busy for a while. A sharp and healthy mind will help you succeed in life.
Traveling is always a pleasure. Travel to places you have never been, it may be a place nearby or a distant place. You can also travel to places you have good memories, remembering happy moments will calm your mind functioning.
6. Engage the free time to learn new skills
Being alone means you have a lot of free time you are going to waste. Rather use it to build up skills that will help you in near future. It may be communication skills, programming, dance, trading or anything you loved before but somehow aren’t in touch with. It will boost your confidence and add up to your resume.
7. Try yoga and meditation
Feeling lonely for long can deteriorate our brain functioning. Your mind needs to relax. Otherwise you will end up having health issues. Health is always the first priority. Bad health will only worsen your situation. Meditation is a good way to achieve sound and relaxed mind. Yoga will increase body flexibility and decrease chances of health hazards. Try them and wait to see yourself miraculously getting healed.
8. A little aesthetic walk or cycling
A walk adds more time to your life than it takes. Nature always brings pleasure to eyes and mind. A little stroll through the woods or through a road with greenery on it’s sides can make you feel relaxed and is also good for improving eye sight. Cycling is also related to good health. It increases heart rate improving blood flow and thus improving overall body internally and externally.
9. Talk to people your loved ones
Talking out your heart out in front of someone you love and trust is related to decrease stress making you calm. Talk to your family or friends or any person you want. Just try to relieve your mind.
10. If possible try making a small circle of good friends
If you are at a place away from your family and native place, then you should definitely try making some new friends in your neighborhood. It will help you learn the place better and help you adjust better. You will also get to learn their culture and practices better which will help you not to feel left out and feel included.
Always remember, it’s all in the mind. A healthy mind will help you achieve everything you have ever dreamed of. All the problems will vanish once you learn how to deal them.