What to Do When You Feel Lonely

The feeling of loneliness can actually lead to emptiness. You feel like no one is there for you; that no one cares about what you are going through; that you have no one to run to. Basically, loneliness is that situation wherein you have no one to talk to. This is understandable because we know that no human being is an island. We all need people to encourage us, to mold us, to be there for us.

And, the first persons whom we can go to when we feel lonely or empty are our parents, our family. It's like you can only find who you are when you come home. So if you're away from them, come home or talk to them virtually. Today, you can absolutely take advantage of Skype and other platforms, for example, to talk to someone like you are in front of them. Use their video call features to speak with your loved ones. Feel the presence of your parents, siblings and relatives. Think that they are always there for you no matter what. And, do this every day until you start to gain back that hope, that energy to live and that feeling of completeness. Keep the communication open always. And if you have problems, tell them to your parents. You can get trustworthy and effective solutions from them. You can be sure that what they are offering are all for your own good.

Hang out with your friends. If you do not have a friend yet, contact a nonprofit organization and volunteer to help in their projects. Another is if you are religious, the best way is to join a bible study group. You will feel confident because the people around you have the same faith as you do.