Coping with loneliness part 2: what’s working for me

Coping with loneliness part 2: what’s working for me

    Six months is long time to do nothing. Or what feels like a lot less of everything.  Physical distancing, self-isolation, and quarantining are intended to keep us safe, yet these COVID precautions have also produced an unintended result: intense...
How to cope with loneliness

How to cope with loneliness

  As a writer, I spend more time alone than not.   Under a lamp immersed in a book over a cup of tea. In front of a laptop, toying with phrases until I’m satisfied the words have come together just right. Spending long stretches of time in my own company is a...
8 strategies for having difficult conversations

8 strategies for having difficult conversations

  Hey there. I’m hearing from many of you expressing the desire to start conversations with people about everything that’s going on. Yet, there’s a lot of anxiety over wanting to broach hard topics but not knowing how or being afraid of getting it wrong....
6 unexpected ways to feel connected in a quarantine

6 unexpected ways to feel connected in a quarantine

  Sports are cancelled. Concerts are cancelled. Proms, parties, and weddings are cancelled. As many of us shift to a more socially distanced lifestyle for a while, it can start to feel like fun, in general, is cancelled. If you’re feeling lonely or struggling...