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A Life Less Lonely : What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives

Duerden, Nick
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Green Tree)
Published: October 4, 2018
ISBN: 9781472957788
224 pages

£12.99

The practical advice in this book is gold dust not only for lonely people, but for those who long to help them.’ – Joanna LumleyLoneliness is an epidemic on the rise. It has long been documented that older people suffer from social isolation, but teenagers do too, likewise new parents, those with disability or illness, and anybody going through a significant life change. As more people work full-time, and we interact via social media rather than face-to-face, we need to stop and ask ourselves: what can we do to ensure all our futures are more connected and socially satisfying? This book will help to share stories of loneliness to increase our empathy and understanding of it, and to look for possible solutions.

Using the research the Jo Cox Commission undertook following the MP’s senseless death in 2016, it offers a wealth of practical advice: how to spot the symptoms in yourself and in others; how to ease them; how to seek help and, ultimately, how to understand this most fundamental of human emotions. Its aim is simple: to provide us all with the tools we need to lead kinder, more connected lives.

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