Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Some Creative Ways to Deal with Loneliness

Loneliness is a pervasive worldwide issue. No country or culture is immune. While mental health professionals wrestle with how to address it, private organizations and businesses are taking charge by bringing forth creative solutions. From raising chickens to sitting on park benches, innovators are thinking outside the box to get us socializing again. We can apply this creativity to our own lives. First, we need to reframe our thinking about what loneliness means then we must find a bit of imagination and bravery to try something new with someone new. 

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How I Made New Friends in a New City

How I Made New Friends in a New City

In the United States approximately 11% of the population moves every year. While the move may be exciting, it can also be daunting. Especially when you think about finding new friends. In this article, I share the story of how I created a new personal and professional network from scratch when I moved to a new city and entered a new industry. I share my 7 suggestions for those who may have to do the same thing or for anyone looking to expand their existing network.

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How Small Daily Interactions Can Help Overcome Loneliness

How Small Daily Interactions Can Help Overcome Loneliness

When we think of our social wellbeing we naturally think of our closest friendships. But they don’t fully encompass the entirety of our social circle. Acquaintances, too, have a place in our lives. Our interactions with them, which may seem inconsequential, can actually help us feel like we have a broader and more diverse social network. They can also help us expand our connections for finding new career opportunities, hidden resources, or even other new friendships. Within this post, I share five ways to get more acquainted with acquaintances in your life

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