Sometimes I go for walks around campus. Have I mentioned how incredibly beautiful campus is? I couldn't ask for a better place to live:
|The amplitheatre is usually empty, so it's a good study-alone place.|
|The chairs on Parrish beach make me happy.|
I also take poetry study breaks. I take a collection outside and sit in the sun in the courtyard for 10 minutes or so. The sun on my face makes me happy.
Also, I journal. Which is not really "alone time" so to speak, but feels like it. Writing poetry feels the same way.
But mostly, I go to the gym. (I know right? I usually hate exercise.) The gym is a short four-minute walk away, and it's one of my new favorite places on campus. Seriously. I'm a workout fiend. I'm running between three and six miles a day. And I'm getting plenty of time to get lost in my mind. My meditation is when I sweat. Win-win.