Everyone feels lonely – doesn’t matter if one is an extrovert or an introvert.
Even before the current Covid time – people were feeling isolated and craved connections. Loneliness is a mixed bag of feelings and emotions – and causes people to lose perspective.
Being alone and feeling lonely are 2 different things. One can feel lonely even when surrounded by people – what we need is to connect with people who are like us, who share our interests. So, what do you do when loneliness strikes; here are some tips and strategies that can help:
Try and understand why you are feeling lonely. Explore your emotions, and they will speak to you. May be its time to extend your social circle, or may be a career change.
- Use your “me” time
When you are always surrounded by people, you tend to get used to it and not able to handle it when alone. Try indulging in some activities like reading, watching a movie or just traveling alone – this will bring you closer to yourself.
- Get proactive
One might end up thinking that people don’t care about them. Yes, people get busy with their lives – but it doesn’t mean that they aren’t there for you. Reach out! Call them, send them a text, or even an email.
- Build relationships
Relationships take time to develop, give some time and space; yet keep communicating. Keeping in touch is paramount to nurture relationships.
- It shall pass
All storms pass. Things might get problematic during certain phases of life – but remember that the loneliness that you feel shall pass. Try these out and for sure you will overcome your loneliness. And yes, you can also meet similar people who are looking out to reach out or connect with like-minded folks – check out thisTangle.com today!