12 Bright Sides of Loneliness

This is so true. Imagine how much two people could appreciate each other when they appreciate themselves this much. It’s the little moments in life that should be treasured.

After years of working so hard on appreciating myself (successfully most of the time), today I am definitely appreciating someone else.

The Fickle Heartbeat

12 Bright Sides of Loneliness

A beautiful feature post by Single Strides.

“I am a lover without a lover.  I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.” – Warsan Shire

Happiness sometimes hits you the moment you’re driving somewhere, completely alone. The sun will be sitting against the horizon while lighting the world you call your present. The windows will be down and you feel the breeze against your skin – it reminds you that you’re alive.

Just the right song comes on the radio. You find yourself moving to the music and living against the words. You’re blooming in the moment of independence and you feel every bit of yourself growing more comfortable within your skin.

In these moments, I’m always reminded of the happiness that sits at the bottom of my heart. Sometimes it’s weighed down by heartbreak, by regret, by doubt, or anything that doesn’t feed the beats…

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2 thoughts on “12 Bright Sides of Loneliness

  1. Thank you so much for reblogging my article! I love your comments about it and that you agree with this viewpoint… It truly makes such a difference when you’re happy with yourself and your loneliness first.


    • The tricky bit is making sure you don’t let someone else come in and mess with your happy place. That happens to me a lot because I let people in pretty easily. I don’t want to be one of those bitter people who hate others and refuse to then let someone new in.


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