Top 3 Action Items to CRUSH Holiday Loneliness

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“Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold How to understand loneliness In our previous post, we recognized loneliness as an unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness does not depend on how many friends …

Top 3 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness during the Holidays

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Why am I lonely? “I am a school teacher. I’m surrounded the entire work day by students, parents, colleagues and administrative staff. I come home, where I am surrounded by my husband, two children, one dog and a cat…all who love me and crave my attention. My continuing depression led me to seek counseling, where I discovered that I wasn’t …

Have you ever felt alone?

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According to the American Psychologist Abraham Maslow, human beings have a deep-seated need for belonging and acceptance within their social groups. These groups may be large or small. Large social groups can include co-workers, religious groups and professional organizations. Some examples of small social groups can include significant others, families and friends. As social beings, we all desire to be …