Most women would probably argue that feelings of loneliness after 50 will exist. By this age, who thinks about being around lots of people?
Feeling lonely and being alone aren’t the same. However, being alone is something everyone faces at some point in their lives.
And in most cases, it’s always by choice or by circumstances beyond your control. Feeling lonely is not good most especially in the 50’s.
It may produce negative effects on your life. That is why it is advisable to take good steps as soon as possible to curb loneliness in after 50’s.
Being in solitude and alone gets you away from the outside world: living as if you’re not actually living.
Because people around you contribute immensely to playing a huge role in the events happening in your lives, that’s why you’d always need them.
Below are top three ways to overcome
Get Acquainted with People
Loneliness can have an overwhelming feeling on self . These are times when you start feeling like withdrawing from the world and then crawl in into your shell like a snail.
At this age, it is a little bit unhealthy to stick to one’s self alone. It would actually do you a lot of good when you connect with your social circle.
Get on social media (moderately) and create new friendships. Renew contact with old acquaintances. Give them a call and ask for a date.
Find someone to share your thoughts, feelings and fears with. You will find out that the cure to your loneliness is just an inch away from you.
Just meet up with people and have a good time.
Seek New Adventures & Go Out Often
A little breath of fresh air can do a whole lot of good for someone who is lonely and depressed.
A walk around the city. Sitting and watching people at the park.
Going to the mall to buy groceries are all physical activities that could produce good hormones that stimulates the brain and relaxes your nerves.
It is not necessarily a must to join a gym class. You could go on early morning walks. Visit a friend or go to the cinema to see a movie with or without a friend.
When trying to beat a depression with relation to loneliness, the most important key to note is self love.
You shouldn’t be afraid of getting wiser and seasoned. You should start loving those new looks.
Accepting who you are at every point in time gives you an edge over life challenges. People get to see the fun you bring when you become limitless.
Live a fascinating life and believe you are only just getting started. Finding something challenging to do like writing and telling your life stories will do you good.
Learn new things and skills that will make you a better person.
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