Loneliness

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

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

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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

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

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    Mental Health

    Things to do if you’re feeling lonely this Christmas

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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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Careers

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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Megan Murray
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Hollie Richardson
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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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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.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Dealing with FOMO when you’re not ready to get ‘back to normal’

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

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Lauren Geall
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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.

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Lauren Geall
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A virtual date in lockdown
Life

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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Life

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to tell when you’re struggling (and what you can do about it)

Because being isolated from your loved ones is difficult.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

Over nine million Brits say they feel lonely. Here, an expert shares her advice.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Being single during quarantine.
Opinion

Single in quarantine: “I can’t remember the last time I hugged somebody”

One writer shares the realities of being single during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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Virtual pub
Life

The Corona Arms is a virtual pub where all are welcome and the drinks are free (well, sort of)

Come join in the fun and games to keep those lonely feelings at bay.

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Anna Brech
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Mute your phone updates during coronavirus.
Opinion

Social distancing: “Why I’ve muted my WhatsApp groups to protect my mental health”

Anyone else getting 104 notifications a day?

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Hollie Richardson
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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27 comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

“This book is the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in.”

Life

“Self-isolating is helping my friendships in these surprising little ways”

I’m certain that each and every little pick-me-up message is what’s going to get us through this...

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Hollie Richardson
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