Finding your Happy Place and Peace in Solitude.
I’m introducing a new series called Self-Care Saturday’s! Self-care, love, and awareness are all super important especially in the world that we are living in. It is important to take note of how you are feeling throughout the day, weeks, months. And based on those feelings actively care for your mind, body, and spirit.
I want to touch on the topic of finding your happy place and learning to find peace in solitude. In the age of social media, it is very easy to experience “FOMO” or the fear of missing out. According to the trusty Urban Dictionary FOMO is “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website.” How many times do you scroll down your Instagram feed and find yourself wanting to be traveling to this place, or going to this concert, or party? Because of social media its so easy to compare yourself to someone else based on what you see on social media. It’s easy to fall to the pressure of feeling that you are supposed to be something that may not feel true to yourself based on society’s standards.
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” Ecclesiastes 3:1
I truly believe in the saying that everything happens for a reason. I also believe, that things do not happen for a reason, too. In our lives it is important to be aware of the season of life that you’re in and try to understand what life lessons you can take from that season. When I look back on seasons in my life, I learned something, I grew, and I became more wise.
The difficulty is learning to be happy when we haven’t advanced as much as we anticipated. This isn’t always easy, but this is where finding peace in solitude and trusting in God’s purpose for your life is important. Having that alone time with yourself and praying over your goals and life lends itself to clarity and you truly learn to rest on God’s promises. Enjoy whatever season you are in and do not compare your journey to anyone else. Comparison is truly to is steals your joy and ability to be present and grateful for the moment!
I hope you enjoy this post- leave me a comment and share a scripture or gem of advice that helps you enjoy life’s seasons!