Humans are social beings and this is much harder to do than many will admit. But it can be done.
You pull yourself away from toxic people and negative energy.
You rely on yourself for happiness and not others.
You give yourself space to develop your own thought and opinions.
You please yourself instead of pleasing everyone else.
You are less afraid.
You feel free.
[the link below has more about this fabulous phenomenon. ]
I thought I would share this because this is vital for a writer.