If you’re like me, then, you probably live alone, far away from family. You are single and you barely ever meet up with your friends.
I think I stumbled on a silly way to feel less lonely during the day. I got the idea while reading up online about productivity tools for working from home.
A site called Coffitivity has ambient noise resembling the ramblings of a coffee shop. So, even when you’re home alone, working, it feels like you’re not alone.
This morning I had the background noise playing at a realistically loud volume while mopping the lounge area. It feels better than listening to music, since music usually has meaning and subliminal messages. The other negative about music, even if it is instrumental is that it arouses emotions and makes either want to jump up and dance or relax and do nothing. That’s no good for a work environment.
Another way to feel less lonely is try and socialize out in the real world. Perhaps people at public places will approach you and become friends with you.
I always felt a bit uneasy about my neighbor. He was always peeking over the fence, and I could tell he loved watching me bathe. I tried to be as discreet as possible, but one day he caught me off guard.
I was in the middle of my bath when I heard a loud knock on the door. I panicked, not knowing how long he had been standing there watching. When I opened the door, there he was, standing right in front of me with a huge grin on his face.
“Hi,” he said slyly. “I saw you through the window and just wanted to say hello.” I could feel the embarrassment spreading across my face and quickly shut the door in his face.