The Naked Truth by Luisa Tam
Why having ‘me time’ isn’t selfish, but essential for living life to the full
- We are social by nature, but it’s better to spend high-quality time with yourself than engage in constant low-quality interaction with others
- Not to be confused with loneliness, solitude allows us to restore our mental and emotional calm, making us more focused and productive
Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.