10 Things You Can Do When You Start Feeling Lonely

There's a difference between being alone and feeling lonely. You can be alone even when you're in a crowd. But you can never be alone when you're with yourself. Think about it...

1. Accept loneliness.

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Don't fight loneliness. Accept it. It's not a disease; it's actually a cure for broken souls. 

2. Get busy.

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We couldn’t agree more when a stoic Sherlock tells Watson, “Work is the best antidote to sorrow, my dear Watson.” Getting busy with your work is a productive way to avoid this feeling. 

3. Run.

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Go for a quick run to clear out the fog of thoughts from your mind. 

4. Get a DSLR.

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Invest in a camera. Take up photography; you’ll be surprised at how much it can help.

5. Travel.

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Explore new places alone. Try out the local food and understand how your culture differs from that of the locals.

6. Dance.

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We can't stress on this enough! Dance like nobody's watching. Lose your inhibitions by dancing to the tunes you love. 

7. Read.

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Books teach us the importance of solitude. If you’re a reader, then a good book is the only company you need.

8. Start a blog.

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Start jotting down your thoughts on a blog. Write about your interests, narrate an incident or simply put pictures and quotes which inspire you. You'll be amazed at how much you discover about yourself.

9. Learn a new language.

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Learning a new language is quite challenging. Speaking a foreign language, other than your first language will always make you feel good.

10. Love yourself.

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Always remember Oscar Wilde's beautiful quote - “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”

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