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How to redesign cities to fight loneliness

Simple and smart ideas to create more connections in city life. Do you feel lonely? If you do, you are not alone. While you may think it’s a personal mental...

Extreme loneliness or the perfect balance?

When Sean Blanda started working remotely in 2017, the allure of a “digital nomad” lifestyle – working at your laptop on the beach, say – wasn’t lost on him....

How Loneliness Begets Loneliness

Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to break the cycle. “I’m clearly a textbook case of...

A Solution for Loneliness

I was riding a bus recently and noticed an older man sitting outside a coffee shop on a busy sidewalk. He had set up a chessboard on the table...

22 percent of millennials say they have “no friends”

Today, members of the millennial generation are ages 23 to 38. These ought to be prime years of careers taking off and starting families, before joints really begin to...

How ‘Buddy Benches’ are making playtime less lonely

The school playground can be a lonely place for a child if they haven't got anyone to play with. But a special type of bench is helping pupils make...

Loneliness Is Harmful to Our Nation’s Health

Thanks to remarkable new technologies and the widespread use of social media, we are more “connected” than ever before. Yet as a nation, we are also more lonely. In...