The Solo-Thanksgiving: How to spend the holidays alone and the science of loneliness
“Loneliness is an emotion - just like any of your emotions: just like happiness, sadness, anger, fear... all of these are just emotions triggered by outside stimuli. So loneliness is going to come, and you are going to feel it, and then it’s going to pass. Emotions are like clouds - your natural state is peaceful.”
“My advice is ultimately to get out there and do it. I know it’s scary... but you got this! Just go for it!”
Proficient in Microsoft Word and always has room for dessert
“Part of the reason why we were able to make friends so easily as kids is [for example] because we’re using the same color crayon and we’re sharing it and that’s something we have in common or we both like recess and that’s a common view, but as we develop and become more complex and start really...