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Dealing with Loneliness


Loneliness can have a big impact on your mental health and can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety.


If you experience loneliness, what is the BEST way to cope with it?


You can feel lonely both when you are by yourself with no one else around or in the middle of a crowd, surrounded by others.


Everyone feels lonely sometimes, it’s just a part of life, being alone and feeling lonely are different things.


It is possible that someone can appear to be extroverted, outgoing, and have good social skills but still be very lonely.


By telling your friends and family about how you’re feeling, sometimes it can be hard to admit, but once you open up you’ll start to receive the support you need – and you’ll find that many of them feel the same!


What you should do if you're feeling alone:


Feeling depressed and anxious can also make you feel lonely and cut off from society – it can become difficult to identify which came first once you’re stuck in the cycle - In such cases it is always wise to seek professional help.