If you’ve ever had the chance to live alone, you know just how glorious it can be particularly if you’re an introvert who flourishes in solitude. Idalia Candelas, a painter and illustrator from Mexico, created a gorgeous series of drawings about the magic of being on her own and the simple pleasures of single life. With her drawings, Idalia aims to show that there’s a difference between ”being alone” and ”living alone.” We often feel sorry for people who live by themselves, but who said that they are lonely or unhappy?

“The theme of the loneliness has been recurring in my drawings,” Candelas Explains. “I like to show women who exist in solitude but do not suffer. They are not depressed or crying. Rather [they] are safe, exalting in the sense of enjoying the company of just herself.”

Check them out, let us know what you feel.

Spend the whole day in your comfiest underwear – clothing is purely optional

Read in any position you like. No judgments

Hang out in bed all day, and stretch for as long as you like

Change your clothes wherever you feel like.

Go to the bathroom without closing the door, and walk around naked

Use the quietness to contemplate about anything anytime

Your bed, your rules

Drink coffee, and enjoy peace and quiet. No one to disturb you

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