Fingers of water

I’m an introvert, so I need alone time to recharge.

Some days, the only alone time I get is in the shower.

I’ve been trying to make the most of it by turning up the water as hot as I can stand and then dissolving into the corporeal sensation of it.

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. Her service journalism and personal essays about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED, Romper, Elemental, and elsewhere. You can find the latest from Emily at

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