WELLNESS
05/22/2015 09:28 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

All The Reasons To Embrace A Little 'Me Time,' In One Chart

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world."

There's something to be said for the former first lady's theory. Introverts are notorious for loving time alone, but it's a concept that can work to everyone's benefit.

Happify, a website dedicated to helping people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, put together an infographic explaining how "me time" could be one of the best things you do for your emotional health. Check it out below and then go hang out with the most awesome person you know -- yourself.

--Lindsay Holmes

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