Tag: Loneliness

 

Tag: Loneliness

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Articles: Which Countries Are Happiest in “The Science of Happiness”?

By Juliana Breines | November 3, 2014

See how the happiness levels of students in our online course vary depending on where they live.

 
Crown, 2012, 323 pages.

Articles: The Benefits of Introversion

By Jill Suttie | May 15, 2012

Do extroverts rule the world? A new book makes the case for some alone time.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Facebook Might Hurt People with Low Self-Esteem

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Cope with Rejection

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Combat Loneliness

 

Articles: Better Together: A review of The Lonely American

By Jill Suttie | June 18, 2009

 

Articles: Book Review: Loneliness

By Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008

by John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
W.W. Norton & Company, 2008, 317 pages

 

Articles: Seeing Human

By Meera Lee Sethi | June 1, 2008

Human beings have a deep-seated tendency to humanize everything around them. Is it delusion—or a natural and healthy response to loneliness?

 

Articles: The Costs of Loneliness

By Linda George | December 1, 2007

 
Some of the 20,000 clients and 15,000 volunteers who have connected through Shanti over the last 30 years.

Articles: Connecting through Compassion

By Charles Garfield | March 1, 2004

For three decades Charles Garfield has trained volunteers to care compassionately for strangers. He shares what he’s learned about the extraordinary deeds of ordinary people.

 

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Book of the Week

Against happiness By Eric G. Wilson Eric G. Wilson proposes that our culture’s preoccupation with happiness has overshadowed the importance of melancholy, an emotion he believes worth preserving.

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