6 of the best online therapy and wellbeing services for people who live alone
We never know when we might find ourselves in need of mental health support (from top ups through to more intensive work). The team and I have had a look at some of the most highly recommended apps and online counselling services on the internet, and we’ve tried some of them out with an eye to the specific needs and…
5 Steps to a Surprisingly Happy Solo Birthday
Let’s face it, there are very few of us who enjoy the idea of spending our birthdays completely alone. With a little preparation and the right mindset, solo birthdays can be a wholly different, yet still enjoyable experience. The trick is to make it work for you, and to embrace everything it has to offer.
Where the light enters: living alone after divorce
It was the first time I had been on my own in eleven years. Loneliness was the first thing that entered my heart and my mind, along with rejection and a strong sense that I’d failed. It didn’t make a difference that the ending had, in the end, been mutual. Over time, my experience shifted from one of loneliness, to…
What do you call someone who lives alone?
The rise of living alone (especially as a preferred lifestyle choice) is a relatively new trend – so new, in fact, that there isn’t yet one commonly used word to describe us!
What does it mean to live alone?
Living alone means that when you shut your front door, you are solely responsible for what happens within the walls of your home.
Moving In By Yourself is Like Making Pasta
Or, 'what it’s like to start living alone during a lockdown.'
Five Lessons I’ve Learnt from Lockdown
Lockdown has been different for each of us – and has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives.
The Solo Guide to Leaving Lockdown (and…Why Everything Feels Strange at the Moment)
Look to the future, and to the kind of life you want to build for yourself on the other side of Covid-19, and take the lessons you’ve learnt from this period with you.
A response to George Floyd’s death
I want to set out three actions today which will act as our starting point. They are just that – a starting point. And I would welcome views on how and where we can go further.
What it’s Really Like to Live Alone During the Lockdown (from People who Know)
The coronavirus crisis is affecting us all in different ways, and one group we’re hearing about a lot at the moment are people who live alone. Under usual circumstances, people who live alone use words like resilient, empowered, independent and connected to describe themselves.