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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!

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich
2 weeks ago

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich

Welcome to another installment of my “living like a millionaire on a retirement budget” series. No matter what our financial situation, we all have budgets. Living beautifully — or luxuriously can hinge on changing a perception or making an attitude adjustment. Read More

Enjoy the Solitude in Maturity: Time Alone Can Be Delicious
1 month ago

Enjoy the Solitude in Maturity: Time Alone Can Be Delicious

Einstein said, “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth but delicious in the years of maturity.” I live there too, these days. It’s new to me, brought on by shifting circumstances and changing times…
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6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s
2 months 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

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

Why Do I Feel Lonely When I am Surrounded By Others?
3 months ago

Why Do I Feel Lonely When I am Surrounded By Others?

“Why do I feel lonely in a group?” This was the question that one of my friends asked as we sat in a coffee shop after a trip to the gym. She explained that, since she was still working, she was always surrounded by other people. But, she still felt lonely most of the time. Read More

5 Reasons Why You Need More Affection in Your Life After 60
3 months ago

5 Reasons Why You Need More Affection in Your Life After 60

The Dalai Lama once wrote…

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

He’s right. From infancy on, humans need affection in order to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We don’t all need the same amount of affection – any more than we all need the same amount of food or sleep – but it’s a rare person indeed who can survive and thrive without sharing expressions of love. Read More

The Battle Against Senior Loneliness: 5 Ways to Make New Habits That Keep You Engaged
6 months ago

The Battle Against Senior Loneliness: 5 Ways to Make New Habits That Keep You Engaged

Loneliness is a funny thing; it can sneak up on you when you least expect it. Have you found that you’re not socializing as much at this point in your life? Read More

Rethinking Loneliness – How the Search for Friendship is Really the Search for Ourselves
7 months ago

Rethinking Loneliness – How the Search for Friendship is Really the Search for Ourselves

Loneliness is a complex problem. For starters, being alone is not the same as being lonely. Our feelings of loneliness come from how we interpret our situation, not from the simple fact that we are by ourselves. Read More

Feeling Lonely? Maybe it’s Time to Take a Chance with Intimacy and Ask the “Tough Questions”?
7 months ago

Feeling Lonely? Maybe it’s Time to Take a Chance with Intimacy and Ask the “Tough Questions”?

As anyone who has experienced loneliness can tell you, feeling lonely is not the same as being alone. At the same time, it is possible to have many people in your life, while still feeling lonely.

Sometimes, the circumstances that lead to our loneliness are out of our control. Some of us have lost our spouses or gone through a divorce. Others have children who are building their own lives in another part of the world. Read More

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
7 months ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

By  •  Lifestyle

Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More