Living the Life: The Art of Treating Yourself

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Would you believe that spending quality time alone is actually good for your well-being? That’s because it’s during these times that you get to know more of yourself. While having friends and spending time with them is exciting, anybody would still want their ‘me time’ at a certain point. During these times, you’ll realise that there’s so much to do.

Go Get Funding

An adult, at one point in their lives, is likely to go for a personal loan. In case you’re currently working in Singapore, a personal loan can also be applied for and obtained by a foreigner living there. You should go for it if you want a bigger amount of money to purchase important and expensive things, like a car. You can also use a personal loan for urgent needs, like medicines and emergencies.

Go to a Few Workout Classes

Workout classes usually include high-intensity interval training (HIIT), cycling, kickboxing, and many more. These are intense workouts where you’ll sweat and sort of release some tension from your body. It’s a good group activity, but it is also something you can enjoy alone.

Testing Your Kitchen Prowess

Are you a pro in the kitchen or do you struggle with just frying an egg? Either way, spending some time in the kitchen will allow you to test your skills or improve it by whipping up a dish or two. If you’re too wary about the outcome, you can invite a friend over to taste it.

Pamper Yourself

People who go to the spa rave about how they feel relaxed after. This quiet retreat can offer the same for you. Getting a massage, a manicure-pedicure, hair treatment, and other forms of self-care treatments can be relaxing and empowering.

Organisational Skills That Come in Handy

There’s nothing like rearranging stuff at home after all the clutter. Having clutter at home or even at the office can result in stress. This can cause hindrance to productivity, but when you get things organised, you’ll find the things you’re looking for quite easily. This helps lessen the stress for you.


Meditation is a relaxing workout where you can free your mind of worries. Due to this, your mental health also translates to good physical health. As they say, ‘A healthy mind is a healthy body.’

Discovering a New Place

You can go on a solo trip near your place or somewhere more remote. Discovering new places can enlighten your spirit and awaken aspects of yourself that you weren’t aware of. Even a staycation can lift your mood, as you create memories alone.

Learning Something New

Whether your life goal is to learn photography or take up pottery, attending classes or trying out new DIY projects not only gives time for yourself, but also enables you to find out if you’re good at other things. Enrolling in different classes might even pave a way for a new career path. If you’re prone to do things alone, then attending online classes is for you since you will be able to concentrate on the tutorials.

Doing Things on Your Own

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Embarking on things that don’t call for you to be in a group will let you find more about yourself. It’s a chance to improve yourself on things, like eating out alone when you travel or learning new skills without the need for a chaperone. The result of this, you will notice, is something you’ll appreciate in the long run.

There are many perks when you enjoy things on your own. It teaches you to be strong and independent, and it also introduces you to new things. This can be your newfound strength and you can use it to your advantage. What’s important, though, is that you can balance your ‘me time’ with your time with family and friends. After all, life is a gift that you should nourish.

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