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 to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

How to Deal with Bullies, Trolls, and Otherwise Miserable People

As long as there have been people socializing there have been bullies. Unfortunately today it seems bullies are more aggressive than ever. They’re certainly prevalent in the lives of kids and teens but they also show up in the workplace and in families. How to deal with a bully has to do with understanding his motivations and then becoming untouchable through planned words and actions. Through these 6 strategies anyone can display invincible confidence while neutralizing a bully’s power.

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Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

Screen Addiction is Slowly Killing Us and Our Relationships

There is no denying that we are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. While technology is infinitely useful, it also comes with a dark side. Our increased screen usage is becoming addictive and that’s impacting our mental health and social bonds. We can take steps, however, to wrestle back our autonomy by choosing where to put our time and attention. Contained within are practical suggestions to help change our habits so technology remains our servant not our master.

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Social Anxiety is Real for Many. How to Tackle it.

Social Anxiety is Real for Many. How to Tackle it.

Social Anxiety is the third largest mental health care condition in the world after depression and alcoholism. It’s often misunderstood or confused with other social personality traits such as shyness or introversion. But for those that suffer from it, the feelings can be overwhelming and today’s overuse of social media is not helping matters. Thankfully social anxiety is curable either through reframing one’s thinking or through professional treatment. This article is a good place to start to explore this common topic.

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6 Ways to be Optimistic When It Seems the World is Falling Apart

6 Ways to be Optimistic When It Seems the World is Falling Apart

In times like these, things may feel hopeless. There are more problems in this world than we can keep track of and often we feel powerless to change them. But hope abounds because nothing lasts forever! Even the bad stuff. Through these six suggestions, we can embrace optimism to see us through these challenging days and feel a whole lot better in the process.

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Creating a Game Plan for Overcoming Loneliness

Creating a Game Plan for Overcoming Loneliness

Loneliness is a condition, not a state of mind. All too often people feel shame about it without recognizing the enormous cultural changes that are now impacting how we socially relate to one another. Improving our own social engagement comes about first from making a decision to do so. Then creating a personal communication plan, taking deliberate action, and cultivating an expectant attitude of successful outcomes.

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