Never in a million years did I think I would be saying what I'm about to say.
I have always thought of myself as a people person. In fact, a non-stop social-dynamo is perhaps a closer characterisation. Not so long ago, I would have spent every spare minute bouncing from one social interaction to the next, constantly surrounding myself with others, rarely taking a moment to myself.
I remember once I was totally baffled by a friend calmly announcing at the start of our girls trip that at some points she may disappear for a little while to get some "alone time". Whilst I admired her clarity and frankness on what she needed, the concept totally baffled me. Surely something was wrong? Had someone upset her? She must be unhappy about something! But no - not at all, she just knew that taking a little time out for herself kept her calm, centred and happy. Ppffff mind officially boggled!Read More