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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!

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

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays
8 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…
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Aging Alone and the Importance of Self-Care
10 months ago

Aging Alone and the Importance of Self-Care

By  •  Caregiving

It feels like it was yesterday I was helping my parents with their care needs while working a full-time job. Today, I’m the one who has grown older and occasionally needs help, but unlike my parents…
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6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich
12 months 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 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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?
1 year 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

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

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness
2 years ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A recent 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