A lot of people have never had the opportunity to learn how to be happy in life alone because they've always been surrounded by others or have not had the chance to spend time discovering what brings them joy. Here are a few things to help you be happy on your own:
Realize How Amazing You Are
Have you made a list of all the amazing things about you? Part of being happy is celebrating your accomplishments and the things you do well instead of focusing on the negative. Take some time to sit down and write down all the positive things about you. There are no rules or time limits, just write whatever comes into your mind. The idea is to document the great things you do. This will give you an idea of what you do well and what you enjoy in life. Read the list and after every item say, "I'm amazing." Repeat each day as a way of praising yourself and keep adding to the list as you think of new things.
Look at the Difficult Stuff
You know that stuff that you really don't want to look at? That's what you need to work on first so you can be happy. If you don't work on your most challenging issues then you'll only be able to progress up to a certain point in life. The key is to deal with things in quantities you can handle and balance your difficult work with periods of rest and calm. You don't have to do everything at once, but you do have to do it to be genuinely happy.
Decide What You Want to Do with Your Life
At any moment you can decide what direction your life will take. The key to being happy is often to simply be working on your dreams. It doesn't matter whether you get there, it's what you do along the way. Take the time you have to yourself to look deep inside and discover the real you and your authentic path in life.
Resolve to Always Treat Yourself Well
You're an amazing jewel so remember to take care of yourself. When you care for yourself you become healthier and are able to live a happy life. Treating yourself well means that you do the work necessary to be genuinely happy deep inside. Try not to get caught up in superficial crutches like buying things or looking for attention from others, those things don't provide lasting happiness.
Being alone is a wonderful opportunity for you to discover who you really are and what you really want to do in life. What will you do to take advantage of the time you have with yourself?