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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line

August 15, 2022 12:16 pm

With cities largely emptied after hundreds of thousands have evacuated to safety, the young people who remain face loneliness and boredom as painful counterpoints to the fear and violence Moscow has unleashed on Ukraine

Five easy ways to deal with loneliness

July 25, 2022 3:42 pm

Give as much as you seek to get in your relationships. It is important to assess and evaluate the ways in which you are engaging in your relationships to see whether a shift or change from your side could be beneficial in shaping the overall quality of the relationships around you in the long run, says Dr Samir Parikh, Director, Fortis, National Mental Health Programme

All you need to know about loneliness, the 'urban epidemic'

December 25, 2021 7:35 pm

The baffling part is that despite the number of people who may surround us, loneliness is being increasingly reported by people.

New book addresses challenges related to urban living and loneliness

December 14, 2021 7:02 pm

"Alone in the crowd: Overcoming Loneliness of Urban Living", co-authored by Dr Samir Parikh and psychologist Kamna Chibber from Fortis Healthcare, is published by Rupa Publications.

‘They have no one’: At 88, a transgender icon combats loneliness among seniors

April 03, 2021 8:51 am

For older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, who came of age in a different era and might have been rejected by their relatives, the isolation can be even worse

Young philosophers discuss ways of finding inspiration through philosophy in today's times

November 23, 2020 10:31 am

"One does not become a philosopher simply by reading a book by Plato or the Bhagavad Gita… To be a philosopher one needs to be in love with wisdom and truth," said Shraddha Shetty

Matters of the Mind: From loneliness to solitude, a journey worth trying

November 21, 2020 8:50 am

My attempt here is to carve a tool for you to use, in those moments when you are by yourself, to awaken, feel fulfilled, complete and whole within yourself, independent of the presence of individuals, however valued by us

Septuagenarians may experience more loneliness in pandemic: Study

July 16, 2020 7:45 pm

It has been said that loneliness and social isolation can cause great harm to the physical and psychological well-being of a person.

Loneliness can increase likelihood of smoking, says study

June 16, 2020 7:31 pm

Possible explanation for the link between smoking and loneliness include cigarette being a source of comfort or alleviator of anxiety or providing a familiar activity that can fill long time periods.

Women more likely to suffer from lockdown loneliness: Study

June 15, 2020 2:20 pm

Previously, there have been numerous studies conducted on similar topics, which show that around the world, there is more stress on women to manage household chores and take care of their kids and work commitments.