LONELINESS

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Loneliness Survey

Loneliness Survey

In my new book Parenting: Navigating Everything (click here for purchase options) Chapter 16 is on a topic that I think is a growing issue for many people. I have posted a YouTube video on my top books on this topic previously (YouTube link). I designed a Loneliness...

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My top 7 books on Loneliness | Brett’s Picks

My top 7 books on Loneliness | Brett’s Picks

Today I want to give you a list of my favourite books on the often not talked about topic of loneliness. I have given you direct links to Amazon in Canada and the US after each book where you can find the full descriptions. 1. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival...

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Students are lonelier than ever

Students are lonelier than ever

Her weekdays parallel those of others her age—classes at Ryerson University and shifts at work. But Khan is also lonely: she sits alone in lecture, eats lunch alone, walks to and from classes alone. Her university experience is marked by few friends and a lot of free...

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Why You Never See Your Friends Anymore

Why You Never See Your Friends Anymore

Really great article on work and how "our unpredictable and overburdened schedules" are affecting us. I know this dates me, but I’m nostalgic for that atmosphere of repose—the extended family dinners, the spontaneous outings, the neighborly visits. We haven’t...

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Why you should eat dinner as a family | Family Dinners

Why you should eat dinner as a family | Family Dinners

I was at a talk the other day and a father came up to me and said “Do you want to know the most revolutionary thing about your talk today” I answered yes, yes I do. He paused and then said it was when I said that families should eat together as much as they can. He...

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The Cure for Loneliness

The Cure for Loneliness

Really great article here with solutions to the problem of Loneliness. Improving social skills. Some researchers argue that loneliness is primarily the result of lacking of the interpersonal skills required to create and maintain relationships. Typically, these...

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The Loneliness Epidemic

The Loneliness Epidemic

Another great article to add more conversation on loneliness. This article on on Today's Christian Woman's website. You mighty need to get an account to read it for free. Although loneliness is something the vast majority of people wrestle with, hardly anyone wants to...

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10 reasons people are lonely? It’s more complicated than that

10 reasons people are lonely? It’s more complicated than that

I am going to be posting a number of articles on Loneliness. So much great conversation here. The problem I think is that we’re all a bit scared of loneliness – of being alone. Of being left. Of not being loved. Or needed. Or cared about. “Lonely” hits a spot of fear...

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Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?

Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?

Really good read from the NY Times. As a behavioral scientist who studies basic psychological needs, including the need for meaning, I am convinced that our nation’s suicide crisis is in part a crisis of meaninglessness. Fully addressing it will require an...

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