Emotional Well-being: A to Z of Word Meanings

You can search for anything linked to emotional well-being in our handy A-Z guide.

Loneliness

Being isolated can lead to feelings of loneliness and this can harm a persons' self-esteem and emotional well-being. Talking to someone about feeling lonely and making a realistic plan to have some good social time with people who will value you can really help. E.g. Volunteering is a really good way to make positive connections and make a difference in the community. There may be all sorts of things that will interest you happening locality but sometimes a bit of help to find and go to the right thing can go a long way.

There some good advice on how to pick yourself up and go if you are feeling low here. It's made for younger young people, but in reality the advice and ideas count for us all.

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