How To Overcome Feelings Of Loneliness

Loneliness leaves us feeling empty and unwanted. It makes us feel like we have no one to rely on, and there is no hope for us. The future becomes bleak, and the present is overshadowed by a dark cloud that feels like it's swallowing you up.

Yet the paradox of this feeling is that it's a shared by many people around the world. There are times when we can feel content being completely alone and other days where we feel lonely in large crowds of people. Given everything happening in the world right now, there has been a spike in loneliness. Many are spending most of their days inside the home, alone, due to lockdown and curfews. When the world outside starts to feel grey and the one inside feels chaotic, there are a number of different approaches you can take to soften the impact loneliness has on your mental and physical wellbeing. Remember, you are the creator of your life and the power lies in your hands. 

Pay attention to your thoughts

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Finding Our β€˜Alive’ Moments

“I feel alive when I connect with the present moment. In the early morning hours, sitting in a café and drinking a coffee, noticing the passerby’s and the sound of my breath. I feel alive when I reach the top of a mountain and scream into the unknown.” – Ladina, Keola Founder

Being alive means, by definition, we are living, breathing and moving. We rely on our senses every single day of our lives but living isn’t the same as feeling alive. We may breathe the same air and stare at the same sky day in and day out, but those moments where we experience exhilarating freedom are all different. It is when we experience a moment physically, emotionally and soulfully that we can begin to connect to what it is that makes us feel personally alive.

The truth is, finding what ignites our passions and makes us excited to get up in the morning will require introspection and self-reflection. We won’t find it by staying in our comfort zones, and we...

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Have You Ever Heard of Ikigai?

It is a Japanese word that translates to "reason for being." The concept refers to finding meaning in what you do, so that your life becomes balanced, light and joyful. Viewed as a secret to a long and happy life, Ikigai can be a transformative experience when we follow our curiosities and place our passions first. Many of us, however, have not found Ikigai yet. This is why we want to give you our top 3 recommendations that can help you gain new perspectives on your life. 

  1. How to stop screwing yourself over (Talk)

Motivation coach Mel Robbins helps people get what they want, whether it is related to jobs, our daily habits or the bedroom.During her TED talk, she teaches us the 5 second rule to reaching any of our goals. This is 18 minutes well invested ;).

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  1. A woman on the journey of her life (Book)

Truly inspirational: a woman in her thirties leaves everything behind in order to find herself. The travel story was turned into an award-winning movie...

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