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How to Deal with Loneliness

If you want to know how to deal with loneliness and depression, we’re here to help. After talking with 1000s of women in the community, we have developed a series of articles designed to help you find friends who share your interests. We hope you find them useful!

Growing Older Alone? Why Time On Your Own Is Time Well Spent
2 weeks ago

Growing Older Alone? Why Time On Your Own Is Time Well Spent

By  •  Mindset

There’s no question that having a support system and a sense of community is important as we get older. Face-to-face friendships matter. Study after study report that friendships are vital to longevity, and to our physical and mental health. Read More

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s
3 weeks ago

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s

Much has been written about loneliness in recent months – and not just about the elderly who find themselves alone in later life. Read More

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul
4 weeks ago

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul

By  •  Family

I’ve been busy since my mother passed away three months ago. I have been re-orienting myself to a new status: A Parentless Adult. Read More

Confessions of a Lonely Woman: Overcoming Loneliness Starts with Yourself
2 months ago

Confessions of a Lonely Woman: Overcoming Loneliness Starts with Yourself

A lonely woman. Aren’t these powerful, dare I say, almost ugly words? Conjuring up someone pathetic, perhaps? Someone you probably don’t want to know? Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
3 months ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Marak on the issue of aging alone. Read More

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60
4 months ago

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60

I listened to a program about loneliness and was struck by how much of it there is in society today. We’ve become isolated by the very technology that was designed to connect us. Read More

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!
5 months ago

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!

Over the last few decades, governments across the world have taken an increasingly active role in promoting public health. They encourage flu shots, help to coordinate responses to epidemics, invest in basic science and more specialized medical research and create a safety net for low income families that need access to doctors. Read More

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays
6 months ago

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays

We can be sailing along just fine – independent, self-contained, pursuing our own interests, plenty of friends, regular contact with family members, and then boom! – the holidays come upon us and we feel like our ship starts to sink. Read More

Spending Christmas Alone? 8 Things to Do if You’re Alone for the Holidays
6 months ago

Spending Christmas Alone? 8 Things to Do if You’re Alone for the Holidays

The holidays aren’t always a happy time – for some they’re reminders that they are lone, whether they’re widowed, divorced, separated or simply away from family and friends. Add grief to that and it’s even more difficult. Loneliness is painful. Read More

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness
10 months ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A new study saying that loneliness and social isolation are a major health hazard is no surprise to millions of people who are alone and lonely. Not having the fundamental human experience of connectedness is painful and even dangerous, especially if you are older. Read More

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