Monday, July 4, 2022

How To Have A Great Night In By Yourself

We all need time to ourselves from time to time. Slowing down and unwinding is really beneficial for us, and being alone is a great way to do it. We can do whatever we want when we want. Many of us have a hard time relaxing because we usually feel bad when we're not doing anything. As such, it's a good idea to make the most of our time we have to ourselves whenever possible. These tips can help you make the most of your evening at home and have a truly great night in by yourself. 


Photo by Anna Nekrashevich


Make Your Space Comfortable 

When you're at home alone, you need to be as comfortable as possible. This means making your home, or at least the room you plan to spend most of your time in, as comfortable as possible.


This will be different for each person. Some people, for example, will want the space to be squeaky clean. If that's the case, you'll have to put in some time to get it that way. Some people will want to use candles and incense to relax. Or, you could make a blanket fort like you did when you were a kid. No matter what you want to do, you need to make your space comfortable for a great night in.



You'll need to eat to feel good, so food should be your top priority. Now that you're having a great night in, you can eat whatever you want and enjoy it. What you eat is down to you. You could call for takeout as long as this is something you only do very rarely. Perhaps you’ll use some of your free time to learn a new skill like how to cook a flat iron steak and then enjoy the results. Maybe you’ll just grab some quick snacks and combine them into an indoor picnic. 


It's important not to skip the food on a night in just because you want to relax and be comfortable. If you don't eat, you won't enjoy your time as much and will also find it hard to sleep.


Don’t Go Online 

If you really want to relax, you should turn off your phone and avoid going online. Technology is great for our everyday lives, but it's not so great when you just want to chill out. In fact, social media can make us feel very stressed, and having work emails pop up all the time is also hard.


Turn off the phone or put it in another room so you can focus on what you are doing right now. You can always check your notifications at another time. If you don't look for a few hours, you won't really miss anything.


Indulge In Guilty Pleasures 

You probably like at least one TV show that you would never tell anyone about. You can watch as many episodes as you want right now. Or, you could sit down and read a book that you wouldn't share with anyone else. Or listen to a band you loved as a child and still do?


The point is to have fun with what you're doing. No one is with you, no one will judge you, and you can have the best night ever doing whatever you want.

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