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Strategies to Reduce Loneliness

Strategies to Reduce Loneliness

1. Ask for help. 

Reach out to friends and family with a phone call or a personal visit. Talk about feelings of isolation to cue in loved ones. If you have a significant other, tell him or her that you’re feeling lonely in the relationshipSharing feelings helps open the door to greater social involvement.

2. Find purpose. 

Join a local community, church, or temple group that dovetails with some of your interests. Consider volunteering as another great way to make new friends and socialize.


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Strategies to Reduce Loneliness

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3. Seek a four-legged friend. 

Consider adopting a pet. Creating a bond with a dog, cat, or another animal companion can ease feelings of loneliness and improve well-being.

4. Unplug from computer/phone/social media and connect in real life.

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  • Talk to friends and family.
  • Join a club or socialize through hobbies or interests. It is a good way to meet new people and increase social interactions. 
  • Do voluntary work. It forges connections as well as makes you feel worthwhile.

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