The Loneliness Epidemic: How Do We Tackle It?
Feeling Lonely Is Not a Weakness.
“If you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.” — Jodi Picoult
Have you ever felt lonely even when surrounded by people?
In a world where we are increasingly connected, many of us experience moments when the person in the next seat feels as far away as an astronaut on Mars.
This sense of alienation is rooted in our minds, not our environment.
We yearn for connection and meaning yet find ourselves unable to connect with even those closest to us.
The problem isn’t that we can’t make friends; no matter how hard we try, making meaningful ones is impossible without understanding ourselves first.
The key to connecting with others lies in understanding the story you tell yourself about life and why you exist.
Humans have evolved through millennia, searching for meaning and purpose beyond survival: what does it all mean? What…