10 deep questions to ask yourself when you feel loneliness

  1. Where do I feel alone?
  2. What is the worst thing that could happen if I am alone?
  3. What events in my day, week, month are making me feel lonely?
  4. Is there anything I can change to make myself less lonely?
  5. Is it ok for me to be alone sometimes today?
  6. Do I regret anything from my past?
  7. Do I feel that I have lost a sense of meaning in my life?
  8. Do I feel that I am not important to anyone else?
  9. What is the general plan for the day if I feel lonely in the morning?
  10. What is my usual routine when I feel lonely in the evening?

7 tips on how to deal with loneliness

  1. Volunteer with animals at the humane society. Petting the animals will release some of that pentup energy and help reduce loneliness.
  2. Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or nursing home. You will meet some nice people and it will make you feel good about yourself.
  3. Talk to a therapist.
  4. Join an organization or club where you can meet people. Socializing is a great way to connect with other people and can help alleviate loneliness.
  5. Get an animal. Animals are wonderful companions, and might be just the thing to help you feel less lonely. If you don't have enough space for a pet, then consider volunteering at an animal shelter or fostering animals in need of homes. You could also go out with friends who have pets.
  6. Find ways to be social. For example, look for meetup groups in your city where you can find likeminded people.
  7. Ask your friends to tell you about their depression, anxiety, loneliness. Help them when they need it and when they want to help you.

How loneliness affects you

Loneliness is a feeling that is felt when a person doesn't feel loved or needed. It doesn't happen all the time, but when it does it is a powerful sensation that makes them feel unwanted and unloved. I feel loneliness when I am on my own and have nothing to do.