Sustainable Living

Why Does It Take Longer To Find Love As You Grow Older?

Not only is solo living an increasingly popular way of life but it is also an accepted way of life many actively choose and even treasure. In an article on the rise of solo living, author Colm Toibin writes that “No one ever told me that I would be...

Social Prescribing For Better Health & Wellness

Is it unreasonable to think there are alternative ways to treat mental health and wellbeing conditions by going beyond the prescription of pharmaceutical medications or even holistic and natural medications? To look beyond the tablet, tonic or...

10 Reasons Why Living Alone Can Be Good For You

For the uninitiated, it can take some getting used to but living alone can be one of the most liberating experiences life has to offer. If you’re living solo for the first time, or you are seasoned in living alone and in need of a confidence boost;...

5 Of The Best Online Go-Tos To Help Tackle Loneliness

In recent years, it has become increasingly apparent that loneliness is now an epidemic, affecting people from all walks of life regardless of their living circumstances or relationship status. The Campaign to End Loneliness report that to be lonely...

Going Solo After Divorce: Relationships Change

This is the third in a series of articles from Kathy about going solo after divorce. Click here to read her first and second articles or see the links at the end of this post. We all need people. Even the most introvert amongst us, if we are honest...

Going Solo After Divorce: Kathy’s Story

A quick google search on the subject provides a brief insight into what I might expect going solo following my divorce. ’Divorced and terrified’, ‘coping alone’, ‘getting yourself back out there…’ was pretty much what I found. Not very encouraging...

Does Going To The Pub Count As A Hobby?

Back in the day when the eighties was all about Red Wedge, Reaganomics and Red Tab 501s rather than the retro movement it has become today, pubs were less of a hobby and more of an educational institution. Halcyon days of student grants and being...

Living Alone, Solitude And Happiness?

Living alone, solitude and happiness? All rarely mentioned in the same sentence, yet there is a real kind of happiness to be gained from spending time alone and benefiting from times of solitude  – an everyday experience for people living solo...

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