Silence engulfed me as I stood by myself on the 17th floor of my Gold Coast hotel. For the first time in almost six years an entire 24 hours of alone time was in front of me, and I could think of nothing better.
Yet my choice to just be with me was, at the time, perplexing to people. They could not grasp the concept that what I needed most was to escape all interactions so I could recalibrate before returning to my world.
It may seem anti-social, but the truth is I actually enjoy being alone.
The good news, according to Leanne Hall, a clinical psychologist and the Mind & Body expert for Channel 10’s The Living Room, is there’s much to benefit from time spent solo.
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