How to Be Alone

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

I'm not lonely but I am alone. A fifty-something divorcé who has gotten used to her own company. This makes me as attractive as Lucrezia Borgia to men who ultimately don't want too much of a challenge in their romantic life.

Why Solitude Is Good for You

Janice B Gordon | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Janice B Gordon

Solitude is good for you; it is good to connect with other people however it is important to connect with yourself. Solitude is not being lonely or it is being alone with yourself and your thoughts, it is creating the space to reconnect with how you are and whom you will become.

Intentional Solitude - The Importance of (Sometimes) Being Alone

Joanna Cates | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Cates

To be able to be with ourselves, and just ourselves, is very important. This means not only time out from interaction with others, but also from interaction with the multiple forms of technology and social media that many of us succumb to on a daily, even hourly, basis.

10 Ways to Be Happy When Alone

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

Society is petrified of seclusion and this is especially difficult if you are in a new city, have recently come out of a relationship, started a new job or generally have just ongoing feelings of isolation and loneliness.

The Human Race Has Crossed The Line

Nick Abbot | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

I think I have had it with people. People are not the solution, people are the problem. I drove to Swansea and back last week, through a torrent, wi...

Feeling Lonely? Disconnect to Reconnect

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Amisha Bhavsar

If the loneliness stems from being over plugged-in to the digital world - then how about reducing the time you spend online. Put those digital devices aside. Come on. Not forever. Simply, unplug now and then.

Self-Esteem and Solitude

Elizabeth Venzin | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Venzin

We need a variety of ways to cope with the resulting pressures of daily life. We need to maintain some semblance of balance, and a sense of purpose in our lives. One of the best ways is by seeking, and enjoying, solitude.

Why We Need to Appreciate Our Own Aloneness

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mohadesa Najumi

Try out this experiment. Sit in your room for an hour and turn your phone/laptop off. Dispel any distractions, don't do anything, at all. Just sit there. What do you feel at the end of the hour? Aloneness? Sorrow? Or do you feel at peace, content and fulfilled by an hour of your own company?

Poorna Bell

The Wonderful Benefits Of Being Alone | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The School Of Life, the initiative run by philosopher Alain de Botton to develop 'emotional intelligence', has just released a series of books on how ...

Can "the Glory of Being Alone" Ease our Struggles With Loneliness?

Tony Lobl | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

"Only the lonely, know the way I feel," Roy Orbison sang in his 1960 hit single. More than 50 years have now passed and during that time many who hav...

'I am Having So Much Fun!': How Technology Fools Us Into Ignoring Our Loneliness

Gil Kazimirov | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Tech
Gil Kazimirov

We depend on technology today more than ever; we say we need the weather reports, the constant stock ticks, the minute-by-minute email updates every moment of every day, even as we walk down the street or play with our kids at the beach. So what is technology actually doing?

The Pleasure of Solitude and Nature

Laila Escartín-Sorjonen | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laila Escartín-Sorjonen

I had somebody ask me recently in a most astonished voice why I had moved back to Finland after almost 20 years abroad. It made me laugh. That a Finn should ask such a question, how typical! A Spaniard would've asked me how come I managed to survive so long away from Spain, the best country in the world!