Loneliness

4 Reasons Your First Thanksgiving Break Home From College is Iconic

The perfect cure for homesickness.<p>November 24, 2017<p>The first few months of college are filled with fun and friends, but they aren’t always that easy. …

New Historical Evidence Suggests Most Pilgrims Sailed Back Home To Celebrate First Thanksgiving

BOSTON—In what seems to suggest acute homesickness among the colonists, historians at Boston University said on Wednesday that newly uncovered …

Humor

3 Ways to Spend Thanksgiving When You're Abroad

And how to start new traditions.<p>It's not easy to be away from home on Thanksgiving, and if you're feeling homesick, it can be even harder to spend …

Thanksgiving

Have you suffered from serious loneliness and come out the other side?

We’d like to speak to people who have suffered serious loneliness in the past, but have found ways to reconnect<p>There’s no doubt loneliness is a serious problem – in 2014, Britain was named the loneliness capital of Europe, with a significant proportion of us having no one to rely on in a crisis, …

Psychology

Why Social Pain Hurts Your Workplace Performance (And How To Avoid It)

Social pain is alive at work.<p>If you have any doubts, consider this headline: “Survey Confirms What Diversity Professionals Have Long Suspected: People Think Inclusion in the Workplace Hurts White Men.”<p>Based on the survey findings from Ernst and Young and ORC International, white men feel left out …

Psychology

To Help, We Must First Understand - Recognising Loneliness Amongst Seniors

This past month, loneliness has been a key theme in news - in particular, the detrimental impact that social isolation can have on a person's health …

Mental Health

Toronto Sun

Canadian News

Have Scientists Pinpointed 'Jealousy' in The Primate Brain? Not So Fast

Monkeys do have feelings, though.<p>When monogamous male monkeys see their mates with other males, it activates regions of the brain associated with …

Science

Theresa May looks very lonely at the EU Council meeting

Theresa May looked a little lonely while waiting for European Council president Donald Tusk and her EU counterparts at an EU summit recently.<p>The …

Brexit

This is what jealousy does to the brain

Scientists are unlocking the neurochemistry of our emotions by making monkeys jealous<p>The green-eyed monster is one of the great cogs in human drama, …

The Brain

The soothing function of touch: affective touch reduces feelings of social exclusion

Altmetric: 198<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Mariana von Mohr ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0671-0735,<br>• Louise P. Kirsch &<br>• Aikaterini Fotopoulou<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> …

Psychology

We Cannot Ignore The Crisis Of Loneliness Any Longer

The great American author John Steinbeck once said: "A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ."<p>Steinbeck's words received a 21st …

Mental Health

Ranieri 'not convinced' by Conte's homesickness and expects Chelsea stay

The Blues boss has admitted that he intends to head back to Italy at some stage, but a predecessor at Stamford Bridge does not see that happening soon<p>Antonio Conte has spoken of his intention to leave Chelsea and return to Italy at some stage, but Claudio Ranieri is “not convinced” by his …

Soccer

Fighting Homesickness as a Long-Term Expat - Miranda's Muses

If you’ve been living away from home long-term, either as an expat, student, or travel junkie, chances are you’ve experienced homesickness. Fighting …

Inspiration

Colorado Rockies Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: 5 Keys To Razor-Thin NL Wild-Card Game

The Colorado Rockies head to Phoenix’s Chase Field to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in an appropriately titled wild-card game.<p>The winner gets the top prize, which is a trip west to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Make no mistake, though. Either of these teams can harness a positive outcome on …

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Cost of Being Lonely

Once upon a time some 62 days ago (<i>to be exact</i>), my husband and I picked up our lives and moved 7 hours up north to a new city.<p>I know, I know, you’ve …

Fort McMurray

The Difference Between Lonely And Alone, According To Experts

If you've ever felt alone in a crowded room, outcasted in social situations, or genuinely preferred isolation to the immeasurable fear of rejection, …

Psychology

Loneliness Is Almost As Bad For Your Health As Smoking

Vivek H. Murthy served as the Surgeon General from 2014-2017, so you can probably consider him a health expert. He’s got an important message for us …

Health

Joanna Lumley: Why I want to move into a 'commune' with my friends

When I was young, I remember our households being full of all generations: great aunts and grandmothers, someone else’s step-grandfather, cousins of cousins, a maiden aunt, children whose parents were abroad ( as mine sometimes were). We bought them presents at Christmas, and wrote thank you …

For Men

Struggling to Adjust to University Life? Follow These SIx Tips

<b>University life is undeniably exciting, but it can also be overwhelming -- particularly for freshmen struggling to get used to being on their own in</b> …

Happiness

Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

On August 24, 1992, in the early hours of the morning, my family and I stepped out of our temporary shelter to find our city — and our lives — forever changed. We had spent the past several hours huddled together as Hurricane Andrew battered our South Florida neighborhood with torrential rain and …

Arianna Huffington

Lonely 90-year-old woman sends letter to stranger — what happens next is absolutely heartwarming

It was five months ago when 37-year-old Marlene Brooks, a resident of Park Hills, Missouri, received a seemingly random letter in the mail that changed her life.<p>“Mrs. ? Would you consider to become my friend?” the letter read. “I’m 90 years old, live alone, and all my friends have passed away. I am …

Conservative View

No, "Intrapreneurship" Isn't the Same Thing (And Other Lessons I've Learned as an Entrepreneur)

Entrepreneurship is a frustrating, lonely, amazing learning experience.<p>I started my career as an entrepreneur three years ago when a reader of one of my LinkedIn blogs hired me to serve as a communications consultant for their organization. I didn't know it, but at that point my company was born, …

Entrepreneurship

Walking for the children

Thabang Skwambane, a young man from a privileged home, recalled his reaction when he first met a little girl of 22 months old, Sello Moloto, in …

News (South Africa)

Lonely lineman’s solo stand for anthem boosts his jersey sales

Football fans voted with their wallets for Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva yesterday, driving the former Army Ranger’s gear to the top …

Ben Roethlisberger

Or:la Returns to Hotflush

Or:la will return to Hotflush with three new tracks and a remix of "Limbosoup" (from her debut Hotflush EP last year) by Detroit’s FIT …

Music

Meet the mum and son team now one of first sexbot sellers in UK

A mother and son who run an adult shop have become one of the first official vendors in the country - of sex robots.<p>Tracey Whitmore and her son …

United Kingdom

Loneliness is as deadly as smoking 15 cigarettes a day

GETTY - STOCKLoneliness: A new repot found that being lonely is as bad as obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day<p>A report also found that the cost to …

London School of Economics

The 'Wife of the Future' Designed for Japan's Lonely Men

She's always there, always listening and always ready to cater to her husband's every whim. The problem is she's trapped in a tube. And she's not …

Business

Niall Horan Is Lonely As Hell In His 'Too Much To Ask' Video

Say you've recently gotten the heart ripped out of your chest, and you're riding the subway/bus/train/any given mode of public transportation all …

Niall Horan