Brochures and Documents
Loneliness can be caused by numerous factors. For some of us, loneliness is caused by the death of a loved one or relationship problems, while for others, loneliness is caused by social isolation and being different. So everyone experiences loneliness somewhat differently.
Below is a list of some books on the topics of loneliness and being alone. Pick one that resonates with you the most.
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek H Murthy (Author)
“The book we need NOW to avoid a social recession, Murthy’s prescient message is about the importance of human connection, the hidden impact of loneliness on our health, and the social power of community.” (source: Amazon)
Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari (Author)
This may not seem to be a title related to loneliness and social isolation, there are stories in here relating to the communities getting together and connecting with one another.
Braving the Wilderness: The quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone by Brené Brown (Author)
This book deals with the topic of loneliness from the perspective of belonging and authenticity.
Fitting in with our friends, family, and community has caused us to feel more separated and disconnected than ever. We would rather stay quiet and avoid criticism from others for being different than be courageous and show up as our true selves?
Unlocking Us by Brené Brown – Loneliness and Connection with Dr. Vivek Murthy
Dr. Vivek Murthy is author of the book titled Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World. , He is a physician and the 19th Surgeon General of the United States and talkt to Brené Brown about loneliness and the physical and emotional toll that social disconnection takes on us.