Loneliness – A human experience

Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland Loneliness is not an illness, but a feeling of ‘nillness’. It is the distress that results from discrepancies between ideal and perceived social relationships. To attempt to categorize it as normal or abnormal […]

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Friends forever

“As we go on, we remember All the times we had together And as our lives change, come whatever We will still be, friends forever” These lyrics of the ‘Graduation Song‘ express our desire for life-long friendships. For most of us, friends are an important source of happiness and strength. Yet, sometimes inspite of our […]

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Feeling lonely?

The song ‘Lonely’ by singer Akon became a world-wide hit and the line “I have nobody for my own” possibly resonated with a number of people. Yes, feeling lonely is a common human experience. But that doesn’t make it any less painful an experience for us. Feeling lonely is different from being alone. When we […]

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