Newsnoon Logo
Theguardian
Theguardian

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Alone but not lonely: the solo activities that help foster connection

Loneliness can be difficult to talk about, and even more difficult to fix. But the pathways out do not always require company Get our weekend culture and lifestyle email When we feel lonely, our first instinct is often to withdraw. “There tends to be shame around loneliness, so we tend to hide and avoid,” says Dr Alison Mahoney, a psychologist at Sydney’s St Vincent’s hospital. “Which only perpetuates loneliness … you disconnect further. “There’s a myth that there’s something inherently weak with feeling lonely, but in fact, it’s universal.” Continue reading...
Browse more headlines

Bookmarks

For You

Trending

customize

profile