Loneliness: More Than Just A State Of Mind

Loneliness might be a never-ending source for songwriters, but it’s something that we want to avoid if we want to stay healthy. The older we get, higher the odds are that we’ll feel lonely. A recent AARP study shows that 35% of the survey respondents age 55 or older claimed they were lonely. It’s not all in our minds. Extended feelings of loneliness have been linked to physical ailments such as high blood pressure and abdominal obesity. It also increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The good news is that there are many ways to combat … Read more