We often hear how horrible it is to be alone. But is that true? What are the benefits of being alone? Do you wonder if it is healthy or harmful?

First off, there is nothing wrong with being alone.

Some people need a lot of people around them. Some people need a few people around them and some people can do just fine (and actually flourish) being alone.

Is there something wrong with not having friends?

Many people think there is something wrong with them if they are alone most of the time.

For many people, learning about the introvert and extrovert dynamics give them a lot of freedom to be okay with who they are.

Even if you may not put a lot of effort into building friendships doesn’t mean that you don’t value or care about other people.

It may be hard to find people that understand that.

If you haven’t taken the test, you can get a basic overview of your personality type by taking this introvert extrovert free online test.

I feel that knowing yourself and what makes you tick is a key to happiness and mental wellbeing.

Do you feel alone? What are the benefits?

Do you feel unhappy being alone or not having friends?

I’m sure society or your family can make you feel bad about it… but what do YOU feel deep inside?

Being around people does not mean you will be happy. How many people do you know are frustrated or complain about friends or family that they are close to?

That can be very unhealthy.

There are a lot of really mentally and emotionally unhealthy people. So it’s important that YOU are as healthy as possible.

Getting to the bottom of being alone

Sometimes we can have underlying issues, traumas or fears that prevent us from getting close to someone.

Some people suffer from anxiety related issues and they find being around people makes their anxiety worse.

It can also be a matter of having a painful childhood or a feeling of being rejected as a child.

You may feel perfectly happy being alone and living your life for you, but struggle with loved ones opinions of your choice.

Hypnosis brings balance and benefits to being alone

Hypnotherapy is relaxing and natural. Not only will a good hypnotherapist help you through your childhood or life’s challenges, they can teach you self hypnosis so you can continue on a path of wellbeing.

Hypnotherapy and self hypnosis is one of the best ways to help you get to know yourself.

The fact is that we are all multilayered.

There is no one size fits all answer to how healthy being alone can be. For some people, it is an amazing freedom filled life. For others, it could be lonely and isolating.