Entries tagged with “Loneliness”
Feeling alone may literally shorten your life. In her new book, Growing Young, Marta Zaraska shares some less-known ways to address the problem.
Virtual gatherings are flourishing, but quarantining has cut physically isolated individuals off from the comfort of tender touch we crave in uncertain times. These self-soothing practices can help overcome skin hunger and the crave for human touch.
“As your circle of concern becomes larger, the field of loneliness for yourself and others will become smaller.”
There is so much happening in the world right now that we have no control over. Here are some resources to help you reconnect to your heart and find stability.
Tolerate the discomfort of loneliness.
A new study sheds light on why being lonely is such a major health risk.
Loneliness is hitting especially hard during these holidays. Here are some ways to cope.
Social isolation is a bigger public health hazard than we thought.
Sniffing, sneezing, coughing. Blech. It’s bad enough suffering through the common cold, but having a cold while also feeling lonely are a particularly bad combination, according to…
Explore the power of loneliness and isolation through guided meditation.
A noodle bar in Japan inspires the author to think of Edward Hopper's classic painting Nighthawks.
Discover the choice of solitude in the face of loneliness.
The most recent US data studied by John Cacioppo, a social neuroscientist at the University of Chicago, found that almost a quarter of people today are plagued by frequent loneline…
The author recalls a period of loneliness long ago—a feeling that has come back, again, after decades.
We live in a time of overpopulation on the one hand and extreme loneliness on the other. We crowd into urban areas and yet sit—and feel—alone. Or we buy large homes and…
Loneliness can be an invitation to change