Being Alone vs. Loneliness
Today is my birthday (originally written and recorded back in April 2020 at the height of Corona quarantine)! Although birthdays are everyone’s time to celebrate their uniqueness and share their joy with friends and family, in this weird year 2020 probably most of us were or will be forced to have a very slimmed down version of this very special day. Or perhaps many of us will be forced to celebrate it by ourselves. In this situation I think it’s fair enough to think about the difference between being alone and feeling lonely and how to overcome real loneliness. Let me explain.