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  • Loneliness, sadness speed up ageing faster than smoking

    Loneliness, sadness speed up ageing faster than smoking

    According to a study, weakness and major diseases associated with ageing are worsened by the development of molecular damage.

    October 9, 2022
  • Waking to a larger tragedy

    Waking to a larger tragedy

    Loneliness is the supreme fact of our existence. How many of us have close friends with whom we enjoy sharing our life? How many couples live without a single word of empathy in a day or a week? How much and how often do we sense that we have none to share a special thought or feeling, the odd sensation you had seeing something on television, reading something in a newspaper, hearing something on the telephone?

    March 28, 2022
  • Handling loneliness in elderly community

    Handling loneliness in elderly community

    Loneliness puts elders at risk of dementia, heart disease or stroke, clinical depression, suicidal thoughts and an overall feeling of a purposeless and meaningless life.

    March 4, 2021
  • Battling loneliness

    Battling loneliness

    From all denominators, if one examines in depth, Japan is suffering from an acute social problem to which it is struggling to seek an answer. As the traditional family structure is dying fast and people, both men and women, are seeking their own independent space, the fabric of the Japanese family structure has come under serious threat

    March 4, 2021
  • Mental health most impacted during Covid-19, says students’ survey

    Mental health most impacted during Covid-19, says students’ survey

    One out of every two, that is, 49 per cent students say that stress, anxiety and loneliness have been the most challenging to cope with during Covid-19 that has impacted their mental health.

    February 26, 2021
  • Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

    Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

    Around 90 per cent of the 6,000 participants who were from the UK had at least one pet.

    September 26, 2020
  • People of different generations are equally lonely: Study

    People of different generations are equally lonely: Study

    The study, published in the journal Psychological Medicine, found emotionally-resilient people - those more able to adapt in stressful situations - are less at risk of loneliness at any age, and outgoing middle-aged people are less likely to feel lonely.

    March 12, 2020
  • Alone this Diwali? Here are some ways one can try and have fun on Diwali night

    Alone this Diwali? Here are some ways one can try and have fun on Diwali night

    Here are a few ways which would help you rejoice this festival and not feel home sick.

    October 27, 2019
  • Robert Redford, Jane Fonda made ‘Our Souls At Night’ deeper: Ritesh Batra

    Robert Redford, Jane Fonda made ‘Our Souls At Night’ deeper: Ritesh Batra

    Hollywood veterans Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, who have over 50 years of experience, added more depth to the simple tale of Netflix’s “Our Souls At Night”, says Indian director Ritesh Batra, who finds love stories of older characters more gripping. Based on an eponymous novel by Kent Haruf, it tells the story of two...

    September 23, 2017
  • I am not lonely: Priyanka Chopra

    I am not lonely: Priyanka Chopra

    Often with stardom comes a feeling of loneliness, but not for Priyanka Chopra, as the actress says her loved ones are always by her side. After starting out with a Tamil film in 2002, Priyanka worked in Bollywood before making her way to the West with her song and then the American crime-thriller Quantico. "I...

    April 30, 2017
  • Loneliness worsens cold

    Loneliness worsens cold

    If you are lonely, symptoms of the common cold may be more pronounced, according to researchers at Rice University, Texas, US. A study led by Rice University psychologist Chris Fagundes and graduate student Angie LeRoy indicated lonely people are more prone to report that their cold symptoms are more severe than those who have stronger...

    April 11, 2017
  • Talking more to Siri lately? You must be lonely

    Talking more to Siri lately? You must be lonely

    It is easy to try to carry on a conversation with Siri, the virtual assistant on your iPhone, or Amazon's Alexa device from your living room. But if you are doing it more lately, please beware. Researchers suggest that frequent interactions with human-like products may indicate loneliness. "If someone notices they are talking more to...

    March 29, 2017