Posts by April Klooster

April Klooster is a wellness coach on a mission to help individuals lead healthy and fulfilling lives by developing strength of spirit and body. Based in Red Bank, New Jersey, she works with clients from all over the globe. You can reach her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AprilKlooster

How Spending Time Alone Helped Me Overcome My Loneliness

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” ~Jean-Paul Sartre

I have spent most of my life surrounded by people, which is probably why I never realized I was lonely. For the majority of my adult life, the only quiet times I had to myself were the very start and very end of the day. Otherwise, my mind was inundated with chatter, notifications, and distractions.

This constant noise let me mask the depths of my loneliness. I was bombarded with texts and distractions at all times, but I lacked deeper connections. As the years passed and …