Loneliness runs much deeper than the physical aspect of not having another person with you. Don't confuse it with solitude, which is of choice, is relaxing and often a form of self-care to recharge.
Do you practice self-compassion? Do you treat yourself with care and love when you have come across your own mistake or fault?
This consists of:
Being Kind to Yourself - Be gentle and understanding rather than being hard on yourself or overly critical.
How aware are you of the words you speak each day?
Did you ever stop to slow down and think about how those words are impacting your actions?
When you are experiencing a lack of self love, you feel down on yourself possibly even doubting your every move.
Some ways that you can recognize that an increased implementation of self-love is needed is to look for the following 4 suggestions. (read article)
It is important to have self-awareness. Sometimes, when we are not aware we get stuck in routines because it is just comfortable. It is familiar, and although change is desired and want better for yourself your mind is set on auto-negative.
Think to yourself, let it start with me and be kind to yourself.
So it didn't go so well today, that's okay. We have all been there.
A fresh start can begin at 7 a.m., 12 p.m. or even 1 a.m.
It is true, we all have a default response on how we handle our emotions. We default to what is familiar and feels comfortable, even if that is pain or sadness.