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What to Do When You're Feeling Lonely

During the pandemic, loneliness has spread almost as fast as the virus. Along with that, if you are like me and single, it can be even more depressing. The world may be starting to open up, but they will never be the same. But that ok. We don't have to reminiscence about the "old days."   If you are overwhelmed because you don't know how to navigate finding a partner post covid, I have some suggestions for you. Also, knowing that being single, even if you 49 like me, does not mean you are broken or something wrong with you. You also don't need to go searching for a partner just because you are lonely. I have suggestions for that too.   While recent events have created new challenges, loneliness has long been a part of daily life. It's natural to need a community and a sense of belonging. However, these feelings are manageable.   Learn how to deal with loneliness when you're alone or in a crowd. Then, try these 14 simple things that will help you t

Exploring and Connecting With Your Community

Regardless of where you live, chances are you only use a fraction of your community resources. Undoubtedly, there are adventures waiting for you just down the street!   Unless you live in a community with less than a few thousand people, you likely have access to dozens of activities and businesses in your city or town.   Consider the following suggestions before you set out to explore your community:   1.      Make a list of places you've heard about in your community but never visited. Maybe your city has a factory that produces a product, and that factory gives regular tours. If you've never taken the tour, put that factory on your list. ·        If your area is known for producing certain products, decide to learn about those products and how they're made. 2.      Check out the agriculture in your area. Are you surrounded by rich, fertile farmland where food products, like soybeans, berries, or other fruits and vegetables are grown? If so, visiting