The Art of Alone Time
There have been so many changes in my life this fall, but one of the most notable ones is that I have my own space. For the first time in my life I don’t share my living space with anybody, and that is a huge adjustment. I wouldn’t have even thought about living alone until my life didn’t quite go as planned, and I found myself moving across the country with a month to prepare. For as long as I can remember my mom told me that living alone was an empowering experience and that she loved it when she was my age. I was never sure why until these past few months in Atlanta. I was afraid of living alone for the longest time, and I still have moments when I might hear a noise and think something is wrong. But so far, this change seems to be a positive one. I was able to start over in a new place, and make my apartment my home just for me. My home is incredibly pink, as you might have guessed. My apartment reflects who I am, and anyone who comes to visit will see a visual representation of who I am.
My home is my space, and I spend a lot of time in it. What do I do when I am home? Well that depends. I can be found working out, writing, reading, doing face masks or other parts of my beauty routine, getting ready for classes, or simply watching TV and enjoying my time alone. I can wear what I want, do the dishes when I want and do absolutely nothing when I want without the fear of being disrupted. It has been an incredibly freeing experience for me. And while some might worry or wonder what I do all day, I can guarantee that it is productive.
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I was nervous about living alone, because it was something that I had never done before. Would I like it? Would I get too lonely? Would anyone even hear from me? Since being here I have learned that being alone for me is a gift. I have the time and space to do exactly what I want, when I want. I don’t have to worry about disturbing anyone when I wake up early to go to work out, or being judged for going to bed before 10 pm almost every single night.
It’s my place, my rules.