Alone, Not Lonely: Why Introverts Love “Me Time” | TIS Ep. 21
People spend a lot of time trying to encourage introverts to “get out there” and come out of their shell. The thing is, for most introverts, their shell is their happy place. Spending time alone – and enjoying it – is part of what makes introverts introverts. Listen in as Lisa and Sharon talk about why they value their “me-time”, and how they use it. Plus: Shadeism (aka colorism) is still a thing, along with its unfortunate companion, skin bleaching. The sisters discuss why skin bleaching and colorism are still so prevalent, and if this remnant of colonialism will ever change.
3 Big Takeaways:
- Alone time is liberating: “Alone time, for introverts, gives us the freedom to be ourselves.”
- Alone time is healing: “Alone time is not a withdrawal, it’s more of a recalibration, so that I can get myself back to center. It helps me be a better me.”
- Alone time is inspiring: “Alone time is a very creative time for me.”