Loneliness

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Pandemic loneliness: “Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”

“Just because we’re not in lockdown anymore, doesn’t mean we’re not still lonely”

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Amy Beecham
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    Mental Health

    Meet The Secret Keepers: the Instagram account posting women’s deepest confessions online

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    Mental Health

    Spending Christmas by yourself this year? Here’s 6 things you can do if you’re feeling lonely

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    Quotes

    25 Christmas poems that capture the spirit of the season

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Mental health: how to get comfortable spending time alone, according to women who enjoy their own company
Mental Health

How to start enjoying time alone, by women who love their own company

Alone time is an art form, not something to be avoided at all costs.

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Amy Beecham
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Mental Health

How to stay connected with your colleagues while working from home

Feeling out of the loop? Here’s how to reconnect.

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Lauren Geall
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Careers

What it’s like to work in a job where you’ve never met a single colleague

Starting any new job is hard. But what’s it like when you’ve never met anyone on your team?

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Lucy Robinson
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Life

Has your anxiety over lockdown easing left you feeling isolated? Here’s how to cope

Because wanting to take things slowly can leave you feeling left out.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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9 brilliant initiatives launched by UK companies to tackle WFH loneliness

From a virtual diary room to weekly ‘catch up brews’.

Listening to the radio has been better than listening to music for one writer who felt lonely during lockdown
Workouts

Feeling lonely when working out at home? Try this trick to get motivated without your gym buddies

Fitness writer Chloe Gray was missing her busy gym, but found help in an unlikely place.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

It’s OK to admit you’re feeling lonely in lockdown – in fact, it might help

Lockdown loneliness is real – and we need to talk about it.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

5 ways to be happy on your own, according to a therapist

Get comfortable with your own company...

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Clinique
Mental Health

Kate Middleton on the need for a more nurturing society

The Duchess of Cambridge reveals the results of an important new survey.

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Helen Bownass
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Mental Health

“Why am I so ashamed to admit I’m feeling lonely?”

As lockdown loneliness levels reach a new peak, one writer explores her relationship with feeling lonely during the pandemic.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Here's how to reconnect with your friends if you're feeling lonely

This new Friendship Study reveals how coronavirus has driven up loneliness in the UK.

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Aiden Wynn
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Megan Murray
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Feeling lonely working from home? Join this feminist network’s virtual workspace

Log in for free throughout October and set goals, bounce around ideas and boost your motivation.

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Life

Craving physical contact? An expert has this advice for anyone feeling frustrated

New research shows just how important touch is for our wellbeing.

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Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

The elderly aren’t expendable, so why do we talk about Covid as if they are?

“We shouldn’t expect our grandparents to lock themselves away so we can have an extra pint.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman working from home
Careers

We need to talk about loneliness while working from home

According to new research, almost half of UK workers have felt socially isolated during the pandemic.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Relationships

What do the latest lockdown rules mean for couples living separately?

A number of changes to the lockdown restrictions came into place yesterday.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“Am I the only one who feels more isolated now that lockdown is lifting?”

Is anyone else feeling incredibly bored and lonely right now?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Podcasts

10 of the most comforting podcasts to listen to if you feel lonely

Loneliness affects us all. Whether you need some company in the middle of the night or to know you're not alone in grief, find a comforting podcast here.

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Jess Denham
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Hollie Richardson
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“I've started to dread the weekend – I feel so aimless in lockdown”

One writer says work is the only thing keeping her company right now.

Emily Atack
Life

Exclusive: Emily Atack explains the problem with being called ‘lonely’ in lockdown

She talks to Stylist about the reality of being single during the pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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