There is a blissfulness and a strength that comes from time spend in solitude. I’m not referring to loneliness… loneliness can be tough and is about feeling isolated and disconnected, sometimes even when we are with people Solitude is far more meaningful … it literally is yoga for the soul and spirit. and can be beautiful. Purposeful time spent on your own is deeply healing, restorative and rejuvenating. A beautiful, even though sometimes painful, way to connect with your inner self which in turn builds strength and resourcefulness.

Having just returned from a few beautiful weeks spent in blissful solitude I urge you to switch-off your phones, close your laptops, set aside your current busy-ness of the day and find a way to be in solitude, even if just for a little while every day. We don’t do enough of it, and reflection time is when the healing happens. Somewhere in Mother Nature is best of course, but anywhere will do. Simply sitting in alone will deepen your connection to yourself in ways you could never imagine possible.

Wishing you some blissful solitude …