Loneliness

  • Books

    27 of the most comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

    “It’s the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Long Reads

    There are 4 types of loneliness. Here’s how to beat them

    A third of 25-34 year olds in the UK are lonely. Here, a psychologist offers her advice for overcoming these feelings

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    What’s behind the rise in workplace loneliness?

    Increasing numbers of UK employees feel lonely in their job. But why do we care when we’re there to work?

    Posted by
    Alexandra Jones
    Published
  • Life

    How loneliness is holding millennials back in life

    And it’s having a damaging impact on our mental health.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Could robot companions eventually spell the end of loneliness?

    We spent the day with Pepper, the most sophisticated companion robot on the market. But is he any substitute for real friends?

    Posted by
    Alexandra Jones
    Published
  • People

    "The appointment of a minister for loneliness is hypocritical, but it gives me hope"

    The British government has appointed its first ever minister for loneliness

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    Age UK’s Christmas advert has a heartbreaking but important message

    “This advert has reduced me to tears.”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    We need to talk about new motherhood and loneliness

    "I’d gone from working a million miles an hour to being at home alone with this little person. I felt very isolated."

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Why we all think we’re the least popular one in our group of friends

    If you believe everyone’s hanging out without you, you’re not alone

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Books

    Bestselling author reveals surprising side-effect of writing a book

    Always wanted to write a book? Read this first

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published