Tagged: loneliness


Physical Distancing and Social Obstacles

At the beginning of the stay-at-home orders, I heard someone say “it’s not social distancing, it’s just physical distancing”. At the time, I thought that was a great way to put it. In the age of the Internet and social media, it’s almost the best time for everyone to connect from our homes.


Loneliness in Adolescents

When was the last time you felt lonely? What about left out? A national study published this year showed that 39% of high school seniors said they often feel lonely in 2017, an increase...


Linking with a Buddy

It’s not uncommon for those with mental illnesses to experience loneliness. Sometimes, it’s the brain tricking you into thinking you’re alone despite being around people close to you, or it can be self-inflicted and...


Some Social Media Stats

It’s almost pointless to constantly discuss the effect that social media has on our interactions and communication without having the information to back it up. There are almost always surveys and polls released to...