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.
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