Why We Should Learn To Be Happy On Our Own

What a great post reminding us that we are in charge of our own happiness.

justanothersinglegirlinlondon

I’ve just finished watching a hilarious movie called ‘How to Be Single’ with Rebel Wilson & Dakota Johnson. Rebel stole the show as she always does, and despite the story being light hearted and entertaining it got me thinking.

When my second serious boyfriend let me just after University, I was devastated and hit an all time low. I didn’t go out, I stopped exercising, I lost a ton of weight, I couldn’t find happiness in anything I did anymore. I couldn’t stand the thought of being by myself, I hated my own company.

So I decided, to avoid being by myself, I would make myself super busy. I threw myself into my 9-5, then took on two extra jobs as a tutor and at my local radio station. My days would start at 7am and end around midnight. I would make sure all my weekends were fully booked months…

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One thought on “Why We Should Learn To Be Happy On Our Own

  1. Yes. I see this all the time. People rarely want to self-reflect and get to the root of their issues. They’d rather fill it with “stuff” and then when the stuff is gone, the issues are still there. This was a great post and I’ll be sure to leave the same comment on her blog 🙂

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