loneliness

Learn the Difference Between ‘Loneliness’ and ‘Being Alone’

Learn the Difference Between ‘Loneliness’ and ‘Being Alone’

For the past few years, we’ve been told that loneliness is a public health crisis, as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes each day. The messaging is that we’re people — people who need people — and spending too much time by ourselves is a major problem. Oh, but at the…

Will Only Children Have A Tougher Time During The Pandemic?

Will Only Children Have A Tougher Time During The Pandemic?

If you’re a parent of any number of children, chances are good you’re worried about the effect this time in isolation is having on them. Parents of kids with special needs are struggling to get the services their children usually rely on. Parents of multiple kids are wondering when the…

If You’re Lonely, Get A Dog

If You’re Lonely, Get A Dog

Who’s a good doggie? New dog owners benefit from cuddles, meeting other dog owners and more physical exercise. In other words, they really can chase away loneliness – and this is backed by scientific research.