Browsing Category Lonliness

Five Self-Care Tips for an Extended Lockdown (+Resources)

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“We’re all in different boats going through the same storm” – Unknown. Lockdown has affected everyone to varying degrees. Whilst some people have welcomed the change of pace, the majority are understandably struggling to adapt to the current restrictions. Counselling service Lifeline recently had its busiest day in the organisations history; a sign of the […]

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Category : Anxiety & Blog & Depression & Featured & Health & Wellbeing & Lockdown & Lonliness

You Are Not a Sex Addict

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Our culture is obsessed with sex. Sexual images and suggestive messages can be seen everywhere we look. Yet, human sexuality is poorly understood and something we rarely talk about. Instead, we get caught up in pseudo scientific debates about whether sex addiction is a brain disease or not. It can be too easy to pathologise […]

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Category : Addictions & Blog & Lonliness & Mood & Porn & Sex Addiction & Sexuality & Trauma

5 Ways to Face the Dreaded ‘L’ Word.

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Let me ask you this….. How many Facebook friends do you have? How many utility friends do you have? And finally how many real friends do you have? There is a quiet, health epidemic spreading across the Western world right now and the word begins with ‘L’. Unfortunately it’s not love but loneliness. We all […]

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Category : Blog & Communication & Depression & Lonliness & Mood & Relationships & Stress Reduction

Tips for managing loneliness

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Do you sometimes feel lonely? People feel lonely for many reasons including relocation and separation from a loved one. You may be surrounded by people yet find it difficult to “fit in”, or feel “different” to those around you. You may feel lonely in a room full of people because you find it difficult to […]

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Category : Anxiety & Blog & Lonliness & Procrastination